NIH Course: Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Clinical Research
The Department of Bioethics at the NIH is offering a course on the ethical and regulatory aspects of clinical research. The course will be held September 24- November 12, 2008 at NIH's Bethesda campus. Webcast lectures and podcast lectures will also be available, although CCME credits are available only to those who attend in person. Registration is required only for those that plan on attending in person.
This course is offered to anyone interested or involved in clinical research involving human subjects. The target audience . . . includes multiple disciplines including, but not restricted to, physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, administrative staff, students, and others. There are no background requirements in terms of education, knowledge, or experience, just an interest in clinical research with human subjects. This course is readily accessible to the non-medically trained as well as to those in the field of scientific research. As a rule, background education includes a mix of MD, PhD, RN, MPH, SW, MPH, and BA/BS.
Further information, including the agenda and list of speakers is available at: http://www.bioethics.nih.gov/hsrc/index.shtml