Ethics in Health Research – A Global Perspective

$100.00

All you need to know about the ethical conduct of health research in humans in one course!  Covering USA, EU and SA regulations, guidelines, principles, key standards and norms as well as the ethical considerations, role, responsibilities and reporting requirements from ethics committees when conducting health research. We also   discuss  the sensitive issues around fraud and misconduct and uncover conflict of interest as well as ethical tensions and  dilemmas when conducting research with placebos, human biological materials, enrolling intensive care and terminal care patients and a look at ethics in genetic research.

This course is FREE when /if you  have successfully completed the certificate in Foundations and Beyond – the clinical research journey. Send us your certificate and this one is on us! Contact academy@task.org.za to enrol for FREE.

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With our online course in Ethics in Health Research, TASK Research Academy will take you on a unique journey,  giving you the opportunity to discover, explore and compare the various regulations and guidelines that are key to ethical behaviour in health research in the USA, EU and South Africa as well as  an overview to understand each of their frameworks and structures.

You will be introduced to The Declaration of Helsinki, The Council for International Organisations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS), Department of Health in South Africa (DOH2015), EU Clinical Trials Regulatory (CTR),   the various applicable Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) as well as the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects.

This course will also assist you to learn about and understand how institutional review boards / ethics committees are formed, what ethical  aspects they consider when reviewing a proposal, their exact role , responsibilities  and reporting requirements from the start to the end of a research study.

We also cover the sensitive issue around fraud and misconduct and the whistleblower; ethical dilemmas and debates around:   the use of placebos; collecting human biological materials for future use; storing biological material; reporting incidental findings; intensive care research; terminal care research; genetic research as well as traditional medicine research.

Duration:
6hrs (HPCSA accredited – 6 ethics points)

In the Health Research Ethics course, you will learn about:

  • The principles that guide ethical research and how to apply them.
  • Ethical tension in health research.
  • Misconduct, unethical behavior, and conflicts of interests, as well as their root causes.
  • Detecting and reporting fraud and misconduct.
  • International ethics frameworks, guidelines, and regulatory structures, as well as those for South Africa, the European Union, and the USA.
  • The ethics submission and approval processes for South Africa, the European Union, and the USA
  • Cognitive biases in health research and how these are mitigated.
  • The ethical concerns of using placebos in health research.
  • The ethical concerns around the collection and storage of data and biological materials in health research.
  • The ethical concerns of conducting health research involving vulnerable participants.
  • The ethical concerns of conducting health research in unique research contexts.

South Africa

Our comprehensive Health Research Ethics course has the following features:

Demonstrating the relationship between local and global ethical considerations by comparing the ethical requirements for conducting health research in the United States of America (USA), European Union (EU), and South Africa.

  • 100% online
  • Developed by industry for industry
  • Self-paced modules
  • Rich and immersive learning content – videos, animation and podcasts
  • Shareable certificate on completion valid for 3 years
  • Interactive quizzes and real-life scenarios
  • Accredited by HPCSA : acquire 6 Ethics CPD points

 

Who should attend this course?

  • Any aspiring or current clinical research professional wanting to work or working as clinical trial assistants (CTAs), clinical research associates (CRAs), research nurses, study coordinators, site managers, site directors, research pharmacists and pharmacists’ assistants and Investigators
  • Principal Investigators conducting Investigator driven research
  • Scientists, PhD students, researchers conducting professional research or observational research involving humans.
  • Regulatory assistants or Regulatory Specialists
  • Regulatory Authority personnel
  • Members of an Institutional Review Board or Ethics Committee
  • Clinical research practitioners
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Anyone interested to understand the similarities and / or differences between regulations and ethical principles in the USA, EU and South-Africa

Our Health Research Ethics course is accredited by HPSCA and offers 6 Ethics CPD points. The certification is valid for 3 years.

Contact us for group discounts.

 

International

Our comprehensive Health Research Ethics course has the following features:

Demonstrating the relationship between local and global ethical considerations by comparing the ethical requirements for conducting health research in the United States of America (USA), European Union (EU), and South Africa.

  • 100% online
  • Developed by industry for industry
  • Self-paced modules
  • Rich and immersive learning content – videos, animation and podcasts
  • Shareable certificate on completion
  • Interactive quizzes and real-life scenarios

Who should attend this course?

  • Any aspiring or current clinical research professional wanting to work or working as clinical trial assistants (CTAs), clinical research associates (CRAs), research nurses, study coordinators, site managers, site directors, research pharmacists and pharmacists’ assistants and Investigators
  • Principal Investigators conducting Investigator driven research
  • Scientists, PhD students, researchers conducting professional research or observational research involving humans.
  • Regulatory assistants or Regulatory Specialists
  • Regulatory Authority personnel
  • Members of an Institutional Review Board or Ethics Committee
  • Clinical research practitioners
  • Medical Practitioners
  • Anyone interested to understand the similarities and / or differences between regulations and ethical principles in the USA, EU and South-Africa

Contact us for group discount

 

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