Year Published: 2014

Time to Complete: 45 min

Course Type: Self-paced Online

Instructor: Tammy Scott, PhD

Learning Level: Fundamental

Primary Audience: Researchers

Prerequisite: None

Skills Domain: Scientific Concepts and Research Design

How do you develop and implement a research protocol while maintaining the safety and confidentiality of your subjects?

Tammy Scott, PhD, Scientist, USDA Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging; Assistant Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy; and Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine will outline the steps for formulating a study question and designing an ethical study.

Learning Objectives

  • Define a research protocol
  • Explain the difference between a protocol and a proposal
  • List the steps in planning a study
  • Identify potential issues in implementing a protocol
  • Describe the aspects of subject safety in a study
  • Explain the importance of subject confidentiality.

Available courses

Date Location Type Price
2023 Course: Open January 1 through December 31 Online Self-paced course This Course is Free