The Basics of a Compliance Program
There are elements that compliance programs should include. While these have been outlined by the United State Office of Inspector General (OIG) for many types of operations, it can be translated to research, be it biomedical or behavioral/social science, and in any country. The use of these elements and principles can strengthen departmental policies and improve accountability of researchers and staff. At the end of the day, implementing a strong compliance program can provide research programs with a culture of integrity and meaningful research outcomes. This webinar will describe each of these elements at a basic level and provide recommendations for research administrators and research departments to develop a compliance program.
Objective 1: Identify seven elements necessary for a strong compliance program.
Objective 2: Discover ways to implement specific areas that can be addressed in local programs so that a culture of compliance can integrated into day-to-day operations.