The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Ethics and Human Subject Protection: A Refresher Course

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This course is approved for 1.5 ACRP Contact Hours. Accreditation Details.

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


Pricing Without Contact Hours

Member: $0 | Nonmember: N/A

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A certificate of completion for this course will be provided with a note indicating that CEUs were not offered for this course. Please note that you will not be able to submit this certificate for CEUs.

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


Course Description

This course provides refresher training to clinical research professionals who have completed the initial comprehensive ACRP Human Subject Protection course titled “Ethics and Human Subject Protection: A Comprehensive Introduction.”

When in need of a comprehensive refresher, this on-demand eLearning course provides a consolidated overview on the history and importance of ethical conduct in clinical trials involving human subjects.


Educational Objectives

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

  • Define unethical conduct in clinical research
  • Define ethical tensions in clinical research
  • Explain the difference between fraud and misconduct
  • Explain how ethical guidelines became mandatory in clinical research
  • Identify the benefits of adhering to ethical principals
  • Recognize the impacts and consequences of unethical conduct in clinical trials
  • List measures to prevent unethical conduct
  • Discuss how to approach suspected fraud or misconduct

The course builds competence in the following domains:

  • Clinical Trials Operations (GCPs)
  • Ethical and Patient Safety Considerations
  • Scientific Concepts and Research Design

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Target Audience

This course is intended for all clinical research professionals.