HUMAN RESEARCH ETHICS

MODULE 5: RESPECT

PART B:
Achievement Test

The following questions are designed to enable you to show that you have understood how ethical aspects of respect typically arise in human research projects.

Feedback is provided on your answers. Where this indicates that you have not selected the optimal answer, you will be directed to review this Part and answer the question a second time.

B1. Which of the following information would be sufficient to decide whether or not a research project fulfils the value of respect?

Select which of the following you regard as the best answer.

     

The written information that is to be provided to participants.


This is necessary but by itself not sufficient - other information is needed

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What the consent process will involve.

This is also necessary but by itself not sufficient - other information is needed

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How participants' consent will be informed and given and what participants who consent will experience.

This is the best answer - it is essential to know that the information for consent is an accurate description of what participants will experience.


B2. Which of the following information about a proposed human research project is NOT essential to an assessment of its respect?

Select which of the following you regard as the best answer.

     

the intended benefits and likely risks of the research.


This is not the best answer.

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how the benefits and risks of the research are described to participants

This is not the best answer.

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How the scientific design of the project will generate the potential benefits

This is the best answer.


B3. Which of the following information is NOT necessary to decide whether a proposed limited disclosure is ethically acceptable?

Select which of the following you regard as the best answer.

     

what participants will be told after their participation has ceased


This is not the best answer.

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the design of the research project and its justification.

This is the best answer.

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the process to be used to select participants.

This is not the best answer.