All types of quality improvement (QI) or quality assurance (QA) projects are conducted at our facilities.
Quality versus research projects
If you are unsure if a proposed project is QI/QA or research, you must have a determination by the University of Alberta Health Research Ethics Board (HREB) before proceeding.
The University of Alberta Health Research Ethics Board (HREB) provides guidance for differentiating between QI/QA projects and research. Review their guidelines to determine whether your project is a QI/QA project or research, which requires an ethics review.
If you are unsure whether your project is a quality project or research, submit it to the University of Alberta HREB. Once you’ve received a determination, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wayfinding and approval process
Development, grants and knowledge exchange
Operations, reporting and relationships