Assignment 2: Protection of Human Subjects in Health Care Research
Protecting human subjects is of primary importance in the world of research and especially in the area of healthcare. Understanding some of the historical situations that have led to this protection in the current day will help illustrate this importance.
What is the importance of protecting human subjects during data collection? Provide a real-world example of how nurses can protect subjects.
In a 3- to 4-page essay, post your response to the following:
- Explain the Nuremberg Code and the Declaration of Helsinki, both of which set the foundation for the protection of human subjects.
- Describe how these two historical events led to the development of other agencies that regulate the protection of human subjects in health care.
- Discuss how current nursing practices are designed to protect human subjects.
- By the due date assigned, post your responses to the Submissions Area. Support your findings with examples and scholarly references. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M4_A2.doc.
|Assignment 2 Grading Criteria||Maximum Points|
|Explained historical developments leading to protection of human subjects.||
|Discussed current nursing practices designed to protect human subjects.||
|Described how nurses may intervene to protect human subjects.||
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in appropriate and accurate representation and attribution of sources (i.e., APA); and displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Use of scholarly sources aligns with specified assignment requirements.||