Read “The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research,” “The Nuremberg Code 70 Years Later,” and “WMA Declaration of Helsinki – Ethical Principles for Medical Research Involving Human Subjects,” all located in the Study Materials.
Create a 10–15 digital slide presentation that could be shared with other health care professionals. The presentation should address the significance of human dignity, autonomy, patient advocacy, professional responsibility, and informed consent, and address the following:
- Describe the concepts of human dignity, autonomy, patient advocacy, professional responsibility, and informed consent.
- Discuss the Nuremberg Code and the Declaration of Helsinki and summarize the events that led up to the development of ethical guidelines for conducting human clinical trials, including Institutional Review Boards (IRB).
- Describe three examples of ways “The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research” works to protect special populations (e.g., minors, prisoners, persons with mental illness).
- Explain the importance of preserving the integrity and human dignity in the care of all patients.
- Discuss ethical and professional standards as they relate to legal, regulatory, and accreditation compliance within one’s scope of practice.
- Explain the rights of the individual while practicing ethical behavior and moral decision-making when resolving ethical dilemmas.
- Title slide, reference slide, and presenter’s notes.