Elements of informed consent

Current Templates

Consent template for non-exempt studies

Consent template for exempt studies

Verbal or alternative consent guidance - use when not seeking signatures

Sample verbal consent card - use as the template for the consent guide

Assent document for children and those lacking the capacity to consent

Additional Resources

  • A thorough overview the principle of informed consent can be found in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2012 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.)