RCR: Informed Consent: Because it is the Right Thing to Do, Not Because its Required

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location: Online

About This Event

Presented by Cindy S. McCarthy, DHCE, MA, NREMT (she/her), Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Director, Bioethics Certificate, University of Pittsburgh, School of Public Health

A brief historical overview will be presented with the primary portion of the presentation focusing on the elements of informed consent. There will be a particular focus on why informed consent is important ethically and how to best advocate for patients when having an informed consent discussion. (subject matter: human subjects)

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