Other Resources

Other Resources

    1. Other IRB Resources
      1. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 45, Public Welfare, Part 46, Protection of Human Subjects The Belmont Report, Office of the Secretary, Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research, The National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, April 18, 1979
      2. IRB Navigator--software for tracking IRB research 
      3. Sample IRB Guidelines at North Dakota State University

    References & suggested reading

        1. Dept. of Energy, Protecting Human Subjects Homepage
        2. Dept. of Health & Human Services Protection of Human Subjects. Extensive pdf documents 
        3. FDA Information Sheets
        4. CDC information & formats for IRB
        5. Professional Ethics Resources on the Web (Center for Applied Ethics Links)
    1. Links on Ethics
      1. Giving management the rope to hang us-- ethics of using employee generated information for layoffs
      2. Research Ethics News and Cases
      3. Research Ethics
      4. Online Research Ethics Course
    2. Journals
      1. Online Journal of Ethics
      2. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics
      3. International Journal of Internet Research Ethics
      4. Research Ethics Review
    3. Listservers (Online discussion forums)
      1. Nursing-Ethics-L
      2. Catalist list of ethics related forums
      3. IRB Forum - Discussion and Forum News
    4. Codes of Ethics
      1. American Anthropological Association
      2. American Occupational Therapy Association
      3. American Physical Therapy Association
      4. American Psychological Association
      5. American Society of Exercise Physiologists
      6. American Sociological Association
      7. International Association of Business Communicators
      8. National Association of Social Workers
      9. Codes of Professional Ethics Online (large collection of Association Links)
    5. Ethics Links of Interest (some classic ethics cases)
      1. Tuskeegee experiment-- from 1932-1972 a group of 400 poor, African-American men were supposedly treated for syphilis—except they weren't
      2. Milgram's "shocking" study-- Yale psychologist found that 60% of study participants could be directed to deliver a lethal shock-- how would you feel as a participant?
      3. Ethics of using medical data from Nazi experiments
      4. Willowbrook hepatitis study - From 1963-66 retarded children at a state institution were injected with hepatitis virus, "because they would have acquired it anyway..."