Course 1: Introduction to Ethics in Research
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Full course description
What you'll learn:
Provides a basic foundation in clinical research ethics and presents challenging ethical questions for individuals related to appropriate use, access, safety, and rights and obligations.
What you'll do:
Presents challenging ethical questions for individuals related to appropriate use, access, safety, and rights and obligations. The course introduces informed consent, vulnerable populations, confidentiality, harm and benefits, justice, society, and emerging technologies.
Who this course is designed for:
What you'll receive:
A certificate of completion
Meet the instructor
Barbara Marusiak, DHsc - Instructor
Dr. Barbara Marusiak is a seasoned research and healthcare professional. She has over 35 years of experience in Medical Devices, Clinical Data Management, eCRF, Clinical Research Experience, and Biotechnology. Recently as Senior Clinical Trials Operations Manager, she oversaw the development, implementation, and administration of industry-sponsored domestic and international clinical trials. She ensured compliance with sponsor requirements and provided professional guidance and leadership to ensure processes, procedures, and activities are in compliance with industry standards, Good Clinical Practices, and additional current state, federal, and international regulations and guidance in human subject research. Her expertise includes clinical process development, clinical cycle time, and process improvements.
Dr. Marusiak acquired her operational and governance experience in the following settings: the United States Air Force; rural, academic, and urban hospitals; medical device and biotech companies; and clinical research organizations.
Dr. Marusiak is a strong education professional holding a Doctorate of Science in Global Health (DHsc), Master’s in Clinical Research Management (MS CRM), and a Bachelor’s in Nursing (BSN). She is a member of the Society of Research Professionals (SOCRA), Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), and Society for Clinical Trials. Currently serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Nursing & Clinical Practices.