Good Clinical Practice (GCP) course for surgeons
Duebendorf, Switzerland
23 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
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The course participants will learn to understand and implement the guidelines for Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and the ISO 14155 standard for the conduct of clinical studies. They will also be aware of the basic ethical principles according to the Declaration of Helsinki and the local regulations.

Furthermore, the participants learn about the requirements specific to the conduct of clinical studies in orthopaedic surgery and traumatology.

For this event, the following educational methods will be used: Lectures, interactive workshops as well as panel and group discussions.

Learning objectives
Explain the importance of conducting research involving human participants for the advancement of biomedical sciences and in the interest of public health.
Explain the importance of protecting human participants in the design, conduct and follow-up of research projects involving human beings.
Describe the fundamental principles of human research participant protection including autonomy, beneficence, non-maleficence and justice.
Identify and describe the basic documents of reference in research ethics (from Declaration of Helsinki to ISO14155 and ICH-GCP) including the applicable laws and regulations in Switzerland.
Describe how conflicts of interest may impact the design, conduct and follow-up of a research project and what are the main measures to limit them.
Explain the negative impact of fraud and science misconduct and name measures to act against them.
Identify the basic rules of research ethics applicable in given situations and apply them to solve simple cases
Describe the responsibilities of investigators in the protection of human participants and how they have the capacity to face them.
Type AOTrauma
Level Advanced Principles
Region Europe and Southern Africa
Language(s) English
Scope International
Academic status Peer reviewed
Format Academic course
Content Discussion groups, Lectures
Target audience Clinical investigations
Closing date23 Nov 2018
Available places36
Online registrationClick here to register
Cancellation policy50% until 30 days before the event. No refund thereafter
Swiss Francs 600.00 CHF
Available discounts Amount %
Member discount -90.00 CHF 15%
Special discount -90.00 CHF 15%
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We recommend the Sorell Hotel Sonnental for your stay in Dübendorf, which is located in walking distance from the course venue:

Zürichstrasse 94 / 96
8600 Dübendorf

Ms Mulekwa Merten
AO Foundation
Study Assistant
Stettbachstrasse 6

8600 Dübendorf

SAWI Academy for Marketing and Communication AG

Stettbachstrasse 6

8600 Dübendorf


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