General information about a study, such as purpose, study procedures, and key inclusion-exclusion material, does not need IRB approval, per UW Human Subjects Division, Fred Hutchinson, and Western IRB policy.
Risks, Benefits, and/or Compensation
Any discussion of risks, benefits, or compensation would require IRB approval. Statements of benefits are not limited to claims of efficacy, and could include things like free medical exams, copies of imaging, or statements about helping others.
The template UW HSD modification form which provides sample text is located through the link below.
APPLICATION: Modification, Approved Project