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BITC407 Advanced Health Research Ethics

Complex and controversial areas of research theory and practice, including the use of deception, research involving animals, longitudinal research, healthy volunteer research studies, genetic research.

Paper title Advanced Health Research Ethics
Paper code BITC407
Subject Bioethics
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $964.63
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,862.50

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Prerequisite
BITX 406 or BITC 406
Restriction
BITX 407
Limited to
DipGrad, GDipBHL, MBHL, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Director of the Bioethics Centre.
Contact
neil.pickering@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenors and Lecturers: Associate Professor Lynley Anderson and Associate Professor Neil Pickering
Paper Structure
Eight modules

Assessment: Two coursework essays
Teaching Arrangements
Audiovisual seminars
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to
  • Describe and critically analyse ethical complexities and controversial aspects of research theory and practice
  • Be sensitive to the way in which ethical complexities and controversies arise as a result of the multiple aspects of the context of research theory and practice
  • Be able to describe and critically analyse some of the ethically controversial and complex aspects of health research
  • Describe and critically analyse the ethical issues arising from the research context
  • Describe and critically analyse the ethical considerations of research in new and emerging health technologies (eg genetics), specific non-technological areas of research (eg longitudinal research) and psychological research
  • Describe and critically analyse situations where regular ethical expectations are difficult to achieve: where the participant may be paid; where there is deception in research
  • Describe and critically analyse some of the conflicts inherent in health research in clinical areas (eg multiple roles as healthcare provider and researcher)
  • Describe and critically analyse the ethical issues associated with research on animals

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41

Complex and controversial areas of research theory and practice, including the use of deception, research involving animals, longitudinal research, healthy volunteer research studies, genetic research.

Paper title Advanced Health Research Ethics
Paper code BITC407
Subject Bioethics
EFTS 0.1250
Points 15 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $983.88
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,017.00

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Prerequisite
BITX 406 or BITC 406
Restriction
BITX 407
Limited to
DipGrad, GDipBHL, MBHL, MHealSc, PGDipHealSc
Notes
Students who have not passed the normal prerequisite may be admitted with approval from the Director of the Bioethics Centre.
Contact
neil.pickering@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenors and Lecturers: Associate Professor Lynley Anderson and Associate Professor Neil Pickering
Paper Structure
Eight modules

Assessment: Two coursework essays
Teaching Arrangements
Audiovisual seminars
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this paper will be able to
  • Describe and critically analyse ethical complexities and controversial aspects of research theory and practice
  • Be sensitive to the way in which ethical complexities and controversies arise as a result of the multiple aspects of the context of research theory and practice
  • Be able to describe and critically analyse some of the ethically controversial and complex aspects of health research
  • Describe and critically analyse the ethical issues arising from the research context
  • Describe and critically analyse the ethical considerations of research in new and emerging health technologies (eg genetics), specific non-technological areas of research (eg longitudinal research) and psychological research
  • Describe and critically analyse situations where regular ethical expectations are difficult to achieve: where the participant may be paid; where there is deception in research
  • Describe and critically analyse some of the conflicts inherent in health research in clinical areas (eg multiple roles as healthcare provider and researcher)
  • Describe and critically analyse the ethical issues associated with research on animals

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught through Distance Learning
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 28-34, 36-41