Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research
This course is offered to anyone interested or involved in the ethics of clinical research with human subjects. Participants represent multiple disciplines including research teams, IRB members, physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, administrative staff, students, and others.
By the end of this course, participants are able to:
- Utilize a systematic framework for evaluating the ethics of a clinical research protocol.
- Apply appropriate codes, regulations, and other documents governing the ethical conduct of human subject research to their own research.
- Discuss controversial issues relating to human subject research, including Phase 1 research, randomization, children in research, international research, etc.
- Identify the critical elements of informed consent and strategies for implementing informed consent for clinical research.
- Describe the purpose, function, and challenges of IRBs.
- Appreciate the experience of human subjects who have participated in research protocols.
2017 Course Information
- Course will meet in the NIH Clinical Center, Bldg 10, Lipsett Amphitheater: Wednesdays, 8:30 - 11:30 AM, September 27 - November 8, 2017.
- Registration for the course is now open: register for this course [disclaimer]
- Course materials, instructions for off-site participation, and more information
- Videocast of current lecture
- Videocasts of past lectures