EPM5025 - Research ethics practicum
6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader(s): Ms H Potts
Alfred Hospital Summer semester A 2009 (On-campus block of classes)
Assignment to a human research ethics committee. Observation of aspects of their functioning, including understanding the different perspectives of the various members of the committee, and the administrative processes involved in running such a committee.
On completion of this unit students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the composition of a human research ethics committee, and the roles of each of the different members;
- demonstrate an understanding of the practical processes involved in the day-to-day running of a human research ethics committee;
- critically evaluate the ethical considerations of typical quantitative and qualitative research proposals from the perspective of the different members of a human research ethics committee.
Written assignment 80%
Class presentation 20%
5 Day Block