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What is Human Subjects Research?

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Whenever researchers are using human subjects in their research, they must make sure they do everything they can to protect participants well-being, avoid doing any harm and try to maximize benefits. This is known as:

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1. Katie is starting a research project and the must first make sure that her participants agree to the study and understand everything about it. This is known as:

2. Which principle from the Belmont Report states that researchers must treat their research subjects as individuals?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Utilizing the worksheet and quiz, see just how much you know about guidelines for using human beings in research. The Belmont Report is a topic you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these materials is to check your knowledge of:

  • Process of getting participants to agree to doing the study
  • The name for making sure participants are protected
  • Term for participants being able to stop the research study any time
  • A principle from the Belmont Report that states researchers must treat their research subjects as individuals
  • The guidelines proposed in the Belmont Report

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on researching with human subjects
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the guidelines proposed in the Belmont Report
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different terms relating to human research

Additional Learning

You can review more by using the lesson called What is Human Subjects Research? Some objectives you can cover include:

  • Determine what human subjects research refers to
  • Examine the importance of the Belmont Report
  • Identify ethical concerns when conducting research on humans
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