Recruitment and Informed Consent


McLennan Library Building Room MS-74, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Facilitator: Ma’n H. Zawati, LL.M., Academic Coordinator, Centre of Genomics and Policy, McGill University

Interested in the ethical issues that emerge throughout the consent process? This interactive workshop will provide a general overview of the principles, policies and laws that govern the crucial ins and outs of the consent process.




Chapter 3 (The Consent Process), art. 3.1-3.12; p. 28-45
Chapter 4 (Fairness and Equity in Research Participation), art. 4.7; p. 52
Chapter 5 (Privacy and Confidentiality), art. 5.5-5.6; p. 62-64
Chapter 11 (Clinical Trials), art. 11.5-11.6; p. 158-159
Chapter 12 (Human Biological Materials Including Materials Related to Human Reproduction), art. 12.3-12.4; p. 173-175
Chapter 13 (Human Genetic Research), art. 13.5-13.6; p. 184-185

2. Avard, Denise, et al. "Best Practices for Health Research involving Children and Adolescents" (2012).

Chapter 1, p. 31-40
Chapter 2, p. 41-58
Chapter 3, p. 59-67
Chapter 4, p. 68-72

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