NK - New Knowledge, Innovation, and Improvements

NK2. Consistent membership and involvement by a least one (1) nurse in the government body responsible for the protection of human subjects in research, and that a nurse votes on nursing related protocols.



  • Copies of the majority of IRB meeting minutes for the 2 year reporting period to demonstrate consistent nurse involvement on the committee


  • A Letter of attestation signed and dated by the Chair of the IRB that details specific dates of IRB meetings and lists the name(s) of the nurse(es) attending and voting on nursing related protocols is provided Please refer to Appendix NK2-A for attestation statement from the IRB Chair Person confirming Claudia-Garzon-Rivera MSN, RN, CNL and Mabel LaForgia MSN, RN, CNL as active voting members of the JCMC IRB.