Office of Clinical Research (OCR)

Scope of Practice for Research Personnel

Note: See also the Training Requirements
 
Step 1.
Download the RScOP form and save on your computer desktop.
Step 2.
Complete the form and email the PDF file to OCRmail@uthscsa.edu
Step 3.
The signature page (page 4) will be inserted by OCR and routed through DocuSign for signatures to the emails provided on page 1 of the form.
Step 4.
When the DocuSign email is received, review the form and sign/initial.
Step 5.
DocuSign will send the final copy. Save for your records.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download the Research Scope of Practice form --> Scope of Practice form

 

  • RSCOP form is ONLY required for the following personnel, if they will be interacting or intervening with living individuals:
      • Students
      • Residents/Fellows
      • Non-licensed MDs
      • Other Non-licensed professionals/personnel
  • Required training should be completed before submission of RSCOP forms. Lack of required training may result in approval delays.
  • Refer to the HOP Policy 7.2.3 Research Scope of Practice for Study Personnel
  • Note:
    • The RSCOP form is not required for personnel conducting Exempt Research or Chart Review Studies.
    • The RScOP form is not required for licensed personnel who are conducting research activities within the limits of their license and approved clinical privileges.

  • Submit completed form to OCRMail@uthscsa.edu
  • Review the Frequently Asked Questions