CWO procedure for clinical research protocols
Protocols for which the VUmc is the central reviewing METc
- The scientific review board (CWO) of VUmc CCA evaluates protocols with regard to the scientific content and feasibility within VUmc CCA.
- The protocols require an approval of the CWO VUmc CCA
before they can be submitted to the VUmc METc. This procedure applies for both single-site and multi-site studies.
- The original protocol.
- A submission letter with the original signature from the head of the department and the applicant.
- Preferably the information for patients.
For clinical protocols it is advisable to use the template research protocol available on the website of the
. For more information you can also visit the website of the
Clinical Research Bureau
Protocols which has been previously approved by an external METc ('lokale goedkeuring')
As of September 1 2015, protocols which have already been approved by an external METc doesn't have to be approved by the CWO.