D7 Ethical Issues In Research
M1: Lesson 2 – Discussion
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Ethical Issues In Research
There are many ethical challenges that have specific implications for nursing research. These arise primarily from the emergent and unpredictable nature of the research methods and the nature of the profession. Ethical challenges such as risk-benefit ratio which involves weighing both the benefits and the potential harm must be anticipated by the researcher before any contact with the potential subject.
You are planning to conduct interviews about the experiences of women who were the victim of domestic violence. Complete the activities and answer the following questions:
List and discuss in detail the ethical issues that are involved in the early stages of doing a research or evaluation study with these subjects or participants.
is informed consent necessary in this case? Why or why not?
What steps will you take to minimize the potential risks? What possible sources of physical and mental harm to the participants be minimized?
How would you protect this specific subject from harm? Is this a case where informed consent is needed? What’s the deal?
What steps will you take to reduce the risks as much as possible? What can be done to make sure that the participants don’t get hurt physically or mentally?
How would you keep this person or thing from getting hurt?
What information will you give the participants to make sure they are aware and willing to take part?
What information will you provide to the participants to ensure informed and voluntary consent?
Do the benefits of the study outweigh the risks?
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