Ethics as the Foundation to Clinical Research

All clinical research personnel confront ethical decisions. This course reviews the principles and methods that exist to ensure that the rights and welfare of human subjects are protected. Topics in this course include: Ethical Documents, Decision-Making Process, Emerging Trends, and Considering the Ethical Dilemma. After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize the ethical components of historical clinical research guidelines, the definition of clinical equipoise and its importance in clinical trials, and one systematic approach to ethical decision-making.

After this course learners will be able to identify the ethical components of the nuremberg code, the declaration of helsinki, the belmont report, the international conference on harmonisation good clinical practice guideline, and the international ethical guidelines for biomedical research involving human subjects. recognize the definition of clinical equipoise and its importance in clinical trials. recognize one systematic approach to ethical decision-making.