This 4-hour CPD activity focuses on providing students with a basic understanding of medical research as it pertains to honesty and research ethics. The learner will describe the role of ethics in research as well as the importance of confidentiality, and consent. They will also learn appropriate citation processes.

Target audience:

Healthcare practitioners interested in understanding the role of ethics in medical research.

Educational objectives include:

  • Responsibility and accountability of the researcher.
  • Data and interpretations.
  • Plagiarism and Intellectual honesty.
  • Citation and acknowledgement.