21 CFR PART 50 Informed Consent of Human Subjects

21 CFR PART 50

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The ethical treatment and safeguarding of the rights and well-being of participants in clinical research is paramount. 21 CFR Part 50 is a set of regulations issued by the FDA in the United States, focusing on the protection of human subjects in clinical trials. This regulation ensures the informed consent process, making certain that participants have a clear understanding of a study’s risks and benefits before deciding to participate.

This certified course delves into the importance of 21 CFR Part 50 by exploring historical incidents, that necessitated the development of these regulations. Through various lessons, the course covers all aspects of 21 CFR Part 50, from its scope and applicability to specific components of informed consent, including guidelines for waiving consent under certain circumstances.



Lesson 1: The Broad Scope of Regulationiij

Lesson 2: Foundations of Informed Consent

Lesson 3: Unpacking the Elements of Informed Consent

Lesson 4: Mastery of Documentation for Informed Consent

Lesson 5: Waiver of Informed Consent – When and How?

Lesson 6: Delving into Emergency Research Regulations

Lesson 7: Safeguarding Children in Research





This course is essential for researchers, IRB members, regulatory compliance professionals, and anyone involved in the ethical conduct of clinical research involving human subjects. It provides comprehensive insight into both the principles of 21 CFR Part 50 and the practical implications of adhering to these regulations. It emphasizes the critical importance of informed consent and the historical context that makes these regulations necessary in today’s complex landscape of human subjects research.


patricia kay
Dr. Patricia Kay
Dr. Patricia Kay is a results focused senior research management professional with over 20 years experience in the life sciences. She has a significant expertise in clinical development, health program management, strategic planning, stakeholder management, business unit operations and personnel management. Dr. Kay has a broad knowledge of cardiovascular disease, immunology, infectious diseases. She takes part in many startups boards.


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