Getting Started with E-consenting for Clinical Research

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Event Location 

Virutal via Zoom

Intended Audience 
Investigators, Research Staff & Trainees

Join us for an informative session on informed electronic consenting (aka e-consenting) for clinical research studies. This session will provide a general introduction to e-consent, with highlights on relevant sections of the REB application, regulatory updates, and VCH privacy and security considerations. In addition, learn to use the REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) e-Consent Framework for implementing the informed consent process.

Please note, the consent process may vary depending on the type of study you are conducting, and all informed consent processes must be reviewed and approved by the REB.

Learning objectives

In this session you will learn:

  • What is e-consenting and when can it be used?
  • Regulations for validated electronics system and how to update regulatory documents
  • Management of personal information & perceptions of privacy
  • How to use the REDCap e-consenting module, including important features


Sarah Flann, Research Ethics Coordinator, Clinical Research Ethics Board, UBC

Pia Ganz is the Manager, Clinical Research Ethics Board, UBC

Sasha Pavlovich is the Clinical Research Quality Assurance Specialist at VCHRI 

Joleen Wright is the Director, Data Release & Access Management at VCH

Ashley McKerrow is the Team Lead- Data Management, Research & Digital Technology for UBC Digital Solutions


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