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306.864.01 FOGARTY BIOETHICS FELLOWS SEMINAR

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2014 - 2015
Location:
East Baltimore
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Course Instructors:

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Prerequisite:

Prior or concurrent enrollment in: 306.665 and 306.655

Description:

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 Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Discuss key literature in international research ethics
  2. Critically analyze case studies in research ethics
  3. Present research ethics cases and original research proposals
  4. 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.

Enrollment Restriction:

Fogarty African Bioethics Training Program Fellows

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

to ensure students have prerequisites.

Jointly Offered With: