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The University of Maryland Baltimore Graduate School would like to announce an online Masters-level course in The Legal and Regulatory Aspects of Institutional Review Boards (2 credits)
This course will cover the legal and regulatory issues critical to performing clinical research. Topics will include the regulatory structures involved in the oversight of research, the role and responsibilities of the Food and Drug Administration, and Institutional Review Boards in ensuring the ethical conduct of research, regulatory structures in Low and Middle Income Countries, monitoring the safety of research, conflicts of interests, privacy and confidentiality issues, assessment of ethics review systems, the ethics of quality improvement activities, and the ethics of clinical innovative surgeries.
Dates: January 30 – April 17, 2014 Total Costs (Tuition and Fees): $2150
Interested Individuals must complete an Application for Non-Degree Admission accompanied by unofficial transcripts and/or a professional vitae/resume. Deadline is January 10, 2014
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Official transcripts, letters of recommendation and GRE score reports are not required.
Applicants for admission to non-degree status must hold a bachelor's degree with a B or 3.0 grade point average or hold equivalent education and training from a foreign college or university. International applicants must meet the language proficiency requirements of the Graduate School, i.e., the TOEFL or the IELTS or degree in an English speaking university.
Applicants who complete the course can apply to the 12-credit online Certificate Degree Program in Research Ethics and transfer the credits. Please click here for more information
Interested students should contact Dr. Henry Silverman at: firstname.lastname@example.org