Explore the ethical issues of clinical trials, including ethics review boards, current national and international standards and guidelines, legal principles and issues related to informed consent, liability, and regulatory and legal issues related to clinical trials.


  • The history of the regulations in clinical trials
  • The principles of Good Clinical Practice Guidelines and International Clinical Conference on Harmonization
  • Health Canada and FDA guidelines
  • Ethical and legal requirements for clinical trials

Individual Course Registration

This course is part of the Diploma program and can also be taken as an individual course for non-credit/professional development.  How many courses can you take before you have to apply to the program? 

Diploma Program Progression

Successful completion of first term courses (Minimum 70% average with no single final grade below 65%) is required for progression to second term courses. Successful completion of first and second term courses is required for progression to practicum. 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates


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