Patient Advocacy and Autonomy

Read “The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research” (1979): http://www.hhs.gov/ohrp/humansubjects/guidance/belmont.html

Write a 1,250-1,500 word paper that addresses the significance of autonomy, patient advocacy, and informed consent. Your paper should include: ANSWER ALL QUESTION ACCORDINGLY

1. A description of the concepts of autonomy, patient advocacy, and informed consent.
2. A discussion of the Nuremberg Code and the Declaration of Helsinki and a summary of the
events that led up to the development of ethical guidelines for conducting human clinical trials,
including Institutional Review Boards (IRB).
3. Three examples of ways “The Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the
Protection of Human Subjects of Research” works to protect special populations (e.g., minors,
prisoners, persons with mental illness).
4. A minimum of three references are required.
5. Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines.