Research Ethics for Ethics Committee Operations

About the course
It is the primary role of the ethics committee to safeguard the rights, dignity and well-being of human participants in research. Toward this end, it is important to improve the capacity of ethics committee members, to ensure that they are equipped with the knowledge and skills that will make them competent and efficient in making quality review of research documents that is in accordance with the existing national and international guidelines. This course will also discuss effective documentation of review, the monitoring process as well as efficient management of research documents.

Course Length: Three (3) days
Course Level: Introductory

What you’ll learn
• Importance of quality ethics review in research involving human participants
• Ethical principles embedded in international and national guidelines and policies
• Ethical issues in the different types of research
• Roles and responsibilities of the different stakeholders in research involving human participants
• Proper and competent review of protocols
• Different aspects of operating an effective and efficient ethics review committee
• Institutional support necessary for an optimally functioning ethics committee
• Preparation of SOPs
• Strategic steps towards improvement of existing EC operations

What you’ll earn
Certificate of Completion: 90% attendance to training
Certificate of Participation: Course requirements met/passed

Expected participants
New members of the Ethics Committee

Admission Requirements
1. Fully accomplished and signed Application Form
2. Full payment two (2) weeks before the training

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Course Fee
Government – Php 6,800
Orivate – Php 7,200
Inclusive of materials and food (AM snack, Lunch, PM snack)

Maximum Number of Participants: 20 (first come, first serve basis)

2017 Schedule
November 9-10, 2017 (Open – 15 slots available)

Disclaimer: Published rate and schedule subject to change with or without prior notice.