The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Ethics and Human Subject Protection

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This course is approved for 5.0 ACRP Contact Hours, 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for physicians, and 2.2 contact hours for registered nurses (full accreditation details below)

This eLearning course will be accessible for up to one year from the date of purchase.


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A Certificate of Completion for this course can NOT be provided at this time. This eLearning course will be accessible for up to one year from the date of purchase.


Course Description

Prevent brand damage and safety issues while protecting your #1 asset.

A “must” for all clinical research professionals. Whether you are new to clinical research or in need of a refresher, this on-demand eLearning course provides in-depth training on the importance of ethical conduct in clinical trials involving human subjects.

Complementing Good Clinical Practice: An Introduction to ICH GCP Guidelines, this course takes a deep dive into the ethical considerations facing clinical research professionals and enables them to put the rules into practice to ensure human subject safety and well-being at all times.

Learn how to avoid unethical conduct in clinical trials and how to resolve issues pertaining to actual or potential unethical conduct through a thorough review of the historical evolution of ethics in clinical research, the primary guidelines involving ethical considerations in clinical research, the elements of those guidelines, and the consequences of unethical conduct and decisions.

Course participants say the Ethics and Human Subject Protection course “supports and reinforces ethical behavior,” “helps improve performance by implementing new procedures” and has made them “more aware of unethical behaviors.”

Estimated time to complete this activity: 2 hours, 15 minutes

Initial Release Date: Coming Soon

Expire Date: Coming Soon


Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Define ethics in clinical research
  • Describe the historical evolution of ethics in clinical research
  • Identify the primary guidelines of ethical considerations in clinical research
  • List the key elements of the primary guidelines
  • Communicate the importance of ethics in clinical research
  • Recognize the consequences of unethical conduct in clinical trials
  • Resolve issues pertaining to actual or potential unethical conduct

Target Audience

This activity is intended for Physicians and Nurses engaged in the care of patients within a clinical research trial.

This activity is also intended for all clinical research professionals.


Accreditation Statements

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) provides contact hours for the completion of this live educational activity with the completion of the online evaluation form. These contact hours can be used to meet the ACRP certification maintenance requirement.

Joint Provider LogoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and the Association of Clinical Research Professionals. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

  • Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 2.2 contact hours.

For any questions relating to CME (physician) or CNE (registered nurse) certification for this activity, please contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine at: inquries@pimed.com or (303) 799-1930.


Method of Participation and Request for Credit

Once you have completed the interactive portion of the course you will need to complete the evaluation before a certificate of completion will be made available to you.


Faculty

Bridget Gonzalez, CCRC
Director, Training and Professional Development
Association of Clinical Research Professionals


Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Bridget Gonzalez, CCRC
Director, Training and Professional Development
Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Nothing to Disclose

Planners and Managers
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose. The ACRP planners and managers have nothing to disclose.


Media

Internet


Computer System Requirements

This course is intended to be used with any internet browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer. For the interactive content of this course to work properly, you must enable Flash on this website. If adjusting the setting does not result in the course running properly, you may need to contact your Network or IT administrator for authorization to do this on your network. Indications that Flash is not enabled are: video with no audio, audio with no video, a click doesn’t respond, you are unable to resume, etc.


Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.  Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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