Webcast to Review Consent for Research

Researchers are at the forefront of advancing knowledge that can be leveraged to treat disease, to improve quality of care, and to enhance patient experiences and outcomes. In the upcoming webcast, Consent for Research in the ICU, from the Controversies in Critical Care series, John Whitcomb, PhD, RN, CCRN, FCCM, Dan Thompson, MD, MA, FCCM, and Alex Kon, MD, FCCM, will discuss the different challenges in pediatric and adult consent for research and present the difficulties for consent in complex research in critically ill patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the fundamentals of consent for research
  • Explain the issues of consent for research when the patients cannot consent for themselves
  • Describe the difference between pediatric and adult consent for research
  • Explore the problems for consent in complex research in critically ill patients

This webcast will take place on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time.

Register online today. The registration fee for this 60-minute webcast is $30 for SCCM members and $40 for nonmembers. Participants will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit. Please contact SCCM Customer Service at +1 847 827-6888 to inquire about the $200 group rate for institutions that will host multiple participants.

The Controversies in Critical Care webcast series is a joint project of the SCCM Research Committee and the American College of Critical Care Medicine’s Ethics Committee. This series is intended to provide insight into topics in critical care medicine for which there is no clear consensus or unequivocal evidence for guiding practice decisions.

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