Z 03/19/19: Clinical Research Ethics in Rehabilitation: Basics and Beyond

$ 40.00

March 19, 2019
4:00 to 5:00 pm. CST

The registration for this webinar will close on March 19, at 12:00 pm cst.

Instructor: Shelly Benjaminy, PhD, Bioethicist, Donnelley Ethics Program, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Audience: Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Speech Language Pathologists, Nurses

Description: This course will provide an overview of ethics considerations in the conduct of human subjects clinical research. The focus will be on research in a rehabilitation setting. The course will provide an overview of historical misconduct in human subjects research, outline regulatory reforms in research ethics, and explore strategies to promote ethical and socially conscientious research that is grounded in contemporary bioethics principles. 

Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe unique ethical considerations for human subjects research in the rehabilitation setting
  • Summarize contemporary bioethics principles that promote socially-minded clinical research 
  • Identify strategies that promote ethical conduct in human subjects research

    Continuing Education Credits

    Physical Therapy 

    This course has been approved by the Illinois Physical Therapy Board for 1 Contact Hour. Approval #216-000069.

    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider of physical therapy and physical therapist assistant continuing education. This course has been approved for 1 contact hour.

    Occupational Therapy 

    Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider for the American Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education in occupational therapy. This introductory level program awards occupational therapists 0.10 CEUs or 1 contact hour. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Category 3: Professional Issues


    The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association (OBN-001-91), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OH-362, 09/01/2020-78KAS)

    This CNE activity is  being offered for 1.0 contact hours

    Speech-Language Pathology


    This course is offered for  0.1 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area).


    Financial -  Receives an honorarium for presenting this webinar from the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

    Non-Financial -  No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists


    Online Learning Nurses Occupational Therapists OTA and PTA Physical Therapists Social Workers Speech Language Pathologists