This module is designed to provide a historical overview of the events that brought research ethics to the forefront. An in depth examination at the ethics violations that have occurred and the resulting actions will be discussed.
An overview of the history of Canadian ethics will be presented, along with provincial regulations that are currently in place.
This session will help research ethics professionals:
History of research ethics
Understand the role that ethics violations have played in the development of the current ethical environment
Become familiar with specific cases (eg. Nazi experiments, Tuskegee, Jesse Gelsinger, etc.)
Become familiar with research ethics regulations and guidance documents
Provide an overview of the current national and provincial research ethics frameworks