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This course will provide information on many aspects of informed consent and focuses on the unique challenges with special pathogen research. This includes the process of informed consent, general requirements, telephone consent, child assent, consent of vulnerable populations and the documentation of that process.
This course is intended primarily for healthcare workers and teams in a biocontainment unit environment. Additional medical staff and public health professionals may also find the course to be of benefit. Those individuals may include, but are not limited to, medical and/or nursing staff involved in conducting research, administration, education/training leadership, and infection control leadership. Staff specializing in communications, specialized clinical areas, laboratory, facilities management, and environmental services are also welcome.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Recognize the standard for completing informed consent
- Demonstrate how to conduct informed consent and document it appropriately
- Recognize the regulations with special circumstances when completing informed consent