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Ethical Research Critique Paper Incorporate ethical principles and legal standards to advocate for individuals as a member of an interdisciplinary team The purpose of this paper is to provide application to the knowledge content you learned related to ethics in research. You will be evaluating the ethical principles embedded within one of your own research articles. You will need an individual research study (not a review, not any other type of project but a research study) for this assignment. If none of your articles fit this requirement you can choose another article from the library, and it is acceptable if it is older than 5 years since publication. Importantly, you MUST use a single research study for this assignment – not a review, quality improvement, etc. or you will not receive credit for this assignment. For this assignment, it is important for you to explore the ethical considerations required of this research. It is expected that the author(s) will mention Institutional Review Board approval (IRB) and if so this implies that they were tasked to complete an extensive application to ensure that all subjects were protected. Select an article which required IRB approval which indicates that ethical considerations were undertaken by the author. Mention of the IRB approval is usually found in the Method section. Step 1: READ AND VIEW THE VIDEOS A minimum of three articles are required as a reference citation for this paper which will include the reference for the article you selected to critique. Watch this video because it might help for the assignment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=174SkSszRVg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Up09dioFdEU&feature=youtu.be https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cr-xd7hQhHo&feature=youtu.be Step 2: You will critique only ONE Article for this assignment. Select ONLY ONE Human Subjects Research article describing a single research study [such as a Randomized Control Trial (RCT), quasi-experimental, or non-experimental (quantitative or qualitative) which mentions research interventions on patients -Not a study about Data or Retrieval of Records, nor a review of the literature [Joanna Briggs review, a systematic review, or a meta-analysis] for this assignment.. Step 3: Appraise the article you have selected for ethical principles critically, limiting your responses to no more than one paragraph response for each. If a question is not applicable, explain why?. You may include the questions listed below in your paper [cutting and pasting these questions is acceptable]. 1. Was the study approved and monitored by an Institutional Review Board, Research Ethics Board or other similar ethics review committee? Provide Details according to the article. 2. How were the participants recruited? Online, survey, random, in public domain, or medical setting? Did the participants require some type of medical treatment offered in this study? 3. Were appropriate informed consent procedures used with all participants? If not, were there valid and justifiable reasons? Was consent verbal, written, assent? Parental? 4. Were study participants subjected to any physical harm, discomfort or psychological distress? Did the researchers take appropriate steps to remove or prevent harm? If not mentioned but implied include your critical appraisal based on the type of study? Did you identify any harm not mentioned in the article? 5. Did the benefits to participants outweigh any potential risks or actual discomforts they experienced? Did the benefits to society outweigh the costs to the participants? What safeguards to prevent harm were mentioned if any? 6. Was any type of coercion or undue influence used to recruit participants? Did they have the right to refuse to participate or withdraw without penalty? Consider if the participants in the study were offered any free medical care, or treatment? Were participants given any monies to participate? 7. Were participants deceived in any way? Were they fully aware of participating in a study and did they understand the nature and purpose of the research? (This information is provided to the IRB and included in the consent and may not be available in your article) 8. Were adequate steps taken to safeguard the privacy of participants? How were the data kept anonymous and confidential? Were privacy rules procedures followed (if applicable)? Was a Certificate of Confidentiality obtained? (This is required for an Institutional Review Board (IRB) application and may not be mentioned in the article) 9. Were vulnerable groups involved in the research? If yes, were special precautions instituted because of their vulnerable status? (If no vulnerable groups were mentioned include your definition of a vulnerable population in research) Were any groups omitted from the inquiry without a justifiable rationale? (e.g. women, minorities). 10. What is the nurses role as advocate for individuals who participate in research? Include two major ethical concepts related to ethical research practices such as informed consent, Beneficence, Respect for privacy, respect for anonymity and confidentiality, and a multitude of others shared in this weeks readings (see week 5 articles). Step 3 Include an APA title page (Running head is not required), page numbers, and include a reference page. Cite a minimum of 2 articles from this weeks readings; cited according to APA in-text and reference guidelines. Correct spelling, grammar, and proper citation of all sources is required. You may write your paper in narrative paragraph format OR you may address each of the nine questions individually. Step 4 Upload BOTH your document and the PDF of your selected article. Rubric Provide documentation of IRB or other Ethical Review Board Approval or Details regarding Why? no Approval was required. Was the study approved and monitored by an Institutional Review Board, Research Ethics Board or other similar ethics review committee? Provide Details according to the article 7pts Details about Study Participants Provided How were the participants recruited? Online, survey, random, in public domain, or medical setting? Did the participants require some type of medical treatment offered in this study? 7pts Provide details regarding informed consent for this study Were appropriate informed consent procedures used with all participants? If not, were there valid and justifiable reasons? Was consent verbal, written, assent? Parental? 7pts Safeguards for Participant Safety Detail provided Were study participants subjected to any physical harm, discomfort or psychological distress? Did the researchers take appropriate steps to remove or prevent harm? If not mentioned but implied include your critical appraisal based on the type of study? Did you identify any harm not mentioned in the article? 7pts Benefits and Risks Details Provided 5. Did the benefits to participants outweigh any potential risks or actual discomforts they experienced? Did the benefits to society outweigh the costs to the participants? What safeguards to prevent harm were mentioned if any? 7pts Participant Recruitment Ethical Standards Provided Was any type of coercion or undue influence used to recruit participants? Did they have the right to refuse to participate or withdraw without penalty? Consider if the participants in the study were offered any free medical care, or treatment? Were participants given any monies to participate? 7pts Informed Consent and IRB Study Guidelines Met? Were participants deceived in any way? Were they fully aware of participating in a study and did they understand the nature and purpose of the research? (This information is provided to the IRB and included in the consent and may not be available in your article) 7pts Protection of Patient Data and Confidentiality Addressed? Were adequate steps taken to safeguard the privacy of participants? How were the data kept anonymous and confidential? Were privacy rules procedures followed (if applicable)? Was a Certificate of Confidentiality obtained? (This is required for an IRB application and may not be mentioned in the article) 7pts Vulnerable Populations Addressed? Were vulnerable populations involved in the research? If yes, were special precautions instituted because of their vulnerable status? (If no vulnerable groups were mentioned include your definition of a vulnerable population in research) Were any groups omitted from the inquiry without a justifiable rationale? (e.g. women, minorities)? 7pts Scholarly APA Paper APA approved Paper, correct spelling and grammar, proper citation of sources. Selected an appropriate article to Critique cited according to APA . Includes a MINIMUM of 2 References from Week 5 Readings, and includes a minimum of 3 references on the reference page. 20pts The Role of Nurses in the Protection of Human Subjects Include two major ethical concepts related to ethical research practices such as informed consent, Beneficence, Respect for privacy, respect for anonymity and confidentiality, and a multitude of others shared in this weeks readings (see week 5 articles). 12pt Downloads One PDF of the Selected Article for Critique Downloads the Article (NO LINKS) 5pts

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