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Term: 4th term
Credits: 1 credits
Academic Year: 2012 - 2013
Course Instructors:

Provides a small, interactive setting for discussion of research ethics, ethics committees, and ethics concepts among the trainees and between trainees and affiliated faculty. Sessions are divided among the following activities: reviewing and critiquing journal articles related to research ethics; trainees’ individual presentations on practicum research progress; guest speakers related to research ethics cases and/or concepts; and development and presentation of original case studies by each trainee. Topics include standard of care, justice, inducements, research ethics committees, informed consent, and gender roles in research decisions.

Learning Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Discuss key literature in international research ethics
Critically analyze case studies in research ethics
Present research ethics cases and original research proposals
Identify ethics issues in cases related to ethics and research

Methods of Assessment: Attendance, completion of original case study and presentation; and completion of practicum proposal and presentation.
Location: East Baltimore
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Restriction: Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program Fellows
Instructor Consent: Consent required for all students

to ensure students have prerequisites


Prior or concurrent enrollment in: 306.665 and 306.655

Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail
Jointly Offered With: