Informed Consent Statment

The purpose of this study titled: “The Impact of COVID-19 on Occupational Therapy Students in the USA” is to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on occupational therapy students in the United States. Responding to the survey should take about 10-15 minutes of your time. Your participation is voluntary and you may discontinue your participation at any time during the survey. Please be assured that we will not have access to your name and your responses will remain confidential and will be accessed only by the researchers for the purpose of tabulating results.
 
The researchers will be able to track that you have completed the survey but will not connect your responses with your email. Both the survey and the responses are sent over a secure, encrypted connection as it is guaranteed by the SurveyMonkey. The data will be entered into a statistical program for analysis, removed from the hard drive, and stored on a flashdrive.
If you would like a summary of the results, please send an email to the contacts below.

The American International College IRB office approved this study.
 
Please contact the Chair of the IRB Committee at the American International College IRB office if you have any questions or concerns regarding your rights as a participant. 
christine.helfrich@aic.edu

Please contact the lead research team if you have any questions regarding this study.
said.nafai@aic.edu
 

I have read the informed consent statement, understand that my willingness to complete the questionnaire is voluntary, and it implies my consent.
 
Thank you for your time and participation,
Dr. Said Nafai OTD, OTR/L, CLT
Dr. Hashem Abu Tariah PhD, OTR
Danielle Mauro OT/s
Kimberly Putnam OT/s
Sarah Rivera OT/s
 

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