Ethics and Regulation of Social and Behavioral Research
After completing this course, the learner will be able to:
- Summarize the rationale for regulating social and behavioral research.
- Explain how social and behavioral research is regulated under the Common Rule.
- Explain privacy and confidentiality considerations in social and behavioral research.
- Outline ethical and regulatory issues specific to ethnographic studies and studies that involve deception.
Successful completion of this educational activity and receipt of certificate of credit includes achieving a minimum score of 83% on the 1 quiz.
Release date: December 7, 2020
Expiration date: December 7, 2023
Amount of CME credit: 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
Amount of Nursing Contact Hours: 1.25 NCPD hours
Pharmacists: 1.25 ACPE contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit
Estimated Length of Time for Completion: 75 minutes
In support of improving patient care, Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Penn Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Penn Medicine Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Approval # 124-3-H-15.
Penn Medicine Nursing awards this activity 1.25 NCPD hours.
Penn Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE).
This practice-based activity is approved for up to 1.25 ACPE contact hours of continuing pharmacy education credit. UAN: JA0000324-0000-20-007-H05-P
To receive credit, you must submit your post-test, evaluation and credit request within 30 days of completion.
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.
PAs may receive a maximum of 1.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.
The planning committee members have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests related to the content of this educational activity:
- Chase Brown, MD
- Ezekiel J. Emanuel, MD, PhD
- David Heagarty
- Steven Joffe, MD, MPH
- Holly Fernandez Lynch, JD, MBe
- Connie Ulrich, PhD, RN, FAAN
- Laura C. Hart, MFA
- Patricia Smith, DNP, RN, BC
The faculty involved with this activity have reported that their presentations contain no mention of investigational and/or off-label use of products.
Acknowledgment of Commercial Support
There was no commercial support used in the development of this educational activity.
If you have questions, please contact Caitlin O'Neill, Program Manager for Online Educational Initiatives, at MEHPonline@pennmedicine.upenn.edu.
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