Topic-based modules

Community Engagement in Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Discuss the importance of community engagement as it relates to public health emergency planning and response efforts.

2. Identify ways in which community engagement can facilitate ethical public health planning and response.

3. Consider different ways to engage communities in public health decision making both domestically and internationally.

 

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Privacy in Ethics and Ebola: Public Health Planning and Response

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Understand privacy concerns related to the collection, use, and sharing of biospecimens for research.

2. Describe ethical principles applicable to the collection, use, and sharing of biospecimens for research.

3. Discuss various approaches to protecting the privacy interests of persons whose biospecimens are shared.

 

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Vulnerable Populations in Gray Matters

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

  1. Describe the ways in which individuals with impaired consent capacity are a vulnerable population.
     

Informed Consent in Gray Matters

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Describe the three foundational domains of ethical conduct in scientific research.

2. Discuss various approaches to integrating ethics early and explicitly throughout the research endeavor.

3. Describe how integration of ethics and science promotes ethical research design.

 

Research Design in Gray Matters: Integrative Approaches for Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society (Gray Matters, Vol. 1)

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Describe the three foundational domains of ethical conduct in scientific research.

2. Discuss various approaches to integrating ethics early and explicitly throughout the research endeavor.

3. Describe how integration of ethics and science promotes ethical research design.

 

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Research Design Background

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Understand and discuss ethical principles that guide research design.

2. Describe methods and approaches in human subjects research that reflect best practices in ethical research design.

3. Identify how existing regulations and guidelines address considerations of research design.

 

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Community Engagement in New Directions: The Ethics of Synthetic Biology and Emerging Technologies

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Discuss the importance of democratic deliberation as it relates to the development of synthetic biology and other emerging technologies.

2. Understand the guiding ethical principles for assessing emerging technologies and how they relate to the incorporation of synthetic biology technologies into society.

Privacy in Privacy and Progress in Whole Genome Sequencing

Learning Objectives

Students should be able to:

1. Describe the privacy concerns related to whole genome sequencing.

2. Describe the ethical principles involved in reconciling privacy and progress in whole genome sequencing.

3. Describe the legal and policy considerations associated with protecting the privacy of individuals who contribute whole genome sequencing data and information.

 

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