Introduction to American Indian Health Research Ethics
- East Baltimore
- Summer Inst. term
- International Health
- 2 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2019 - 2020
- Mon 07/15/2019 - Fri 07/19/2019
- Class Times:
- M Tu W Th F, 8:30 - 11:50am
Introduces students to the ethics of human subject research specific to working with American Indian communities. Also introduces ethical theory and principles, followed by a brief history of research ethics in Indian Country. Topics covered in lectures and moderated discussions include the importance of health research in Indian Country, informed consent for research participation, role and function of institutional and ethic review
- Learning Objectives:
- reason through ethical issues that arise in the conduct of human subjects research in American Indian communities
- to work through ethical challenges posed in real life
- Methods of Assessment:
Students taking the course for credit are evaluated on attendance, class participation, daily quizzes, a final paper, and a final group project. Students auditing the course are evaluated on attendance, daily quizzes and a final group project.
- Instructor Consent:
Consent required for some students
- Consent Note:
Consent required for auditors who do not work in a health or human service field for an American Indian Tribe.
- For consent, contact:
- Special Comments:
Students taking the course for credit must possess a bachelor’s degree and must take the course for a letter grade. Students auditing the course are required to have previous bachelor’s level or graduate level health-related course work. They must also work in a health or human service field for an American Indian Tribe.