Mitigation of risks

You have been requested by the Institutional Review Board at University to justify your study using a qualitative research design. You have selected the use of focus groups with 12 participants in each of two groups. Address how you will protect the human subject participants in your study. Consider the following issues:

informed consent,
voluntary participation,
mitigation of risks,
maintenance and security of all data and materials,
use of audio/video,
participant’s right to drop out of study, and

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