Informed Consent for Participation Form is a legal document that was released by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing - a government authority operating within Colorado.
Q: What is an informed consent form?
A: An informed consent form is a document that explains the purpose, risks, and benefits of participating in a research study or any other activity that requires voluntary participation.
Q: Why is informed consent important?
A: Informed consent is important because it allows individuals to make an informed decision about whether or not to participate in a study or activity. It ensures that participants understand the potential risks and benefits before making a decision.
Q: Who needs to sign an informed consent form?
A: Any individual who is asked to participate in a research study or any other activity that requires voluntary participation needs to sign an informed consent form.
Q: What information is typically included in an informed consent form?
A: An informed consent form typically includes information about the study or activity, the purpose, procedures, potential risks and benefits, confidentiality, and the individual's right to withdraw from the study at any time.
Q: Can a person withdraw their consent after signing an informed consent form?
A: Yes, a person can withdraw their consent at any time, even after signing an informed consent form. They have the right to discontinue participation in the study or activity.
Download a printable version of the form by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing.