The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

Ethics and Human Subject Protection: A Comprehensive Introduction

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 comprehensive refresher, this on-demand training program provides in-depth training on the history and importance of ethical conduct in clinical trials involving human subjects.

Complementing ACRP’s Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Simulation, 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.

Upon completion of this training program, participants should be 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.

This course helps clinical researchers of all types build competency in Clinical Trials Operations (GCPs), Ethical and Participant Safety Considerations, and Scientific Concepts and Research Design. Explore Competencies >

Approved for 5.0 ACRP Contact Hours | Available 1 Year from Enrollment Date

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.