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    As a trainer you must develop a training session, which incorporates 3 short clinical research scientific misconduct scenarios. The scenario must allow the trainees to think and develop a solution.

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    Attached is some information regarding scientific research misconduct and possible scenarios that I hope you find useful in completing the assignment.

    Research Misconduct
    There are several types of scientific misconduct which can occur any time before, during, and after a clinical trial or research study and can impact the participant, researcher, institution, funding, and any future research activities. Scientific misconduct includes but is not limited to (1) falsification of records (making up data or results and recording or reporting them), (2) enrollment of unqualified participants, (3) failure to follow the research protocol, (4) plagiarism (in proposing, performing, or reviewing research or in reporting research results), (5) failure to obtain permission to conduct the trials or to inform and/or obtain informed consent from each subject, and (6) unethical conduct by any member of the research team (Miracle, 2008). Research misconduct does not include honest error or differences of opinion (National Endowment for the Humanities, 2001). In order to determine if research misconduct has occurred, the following conditions must be proven:

    1. There is significant deviation from accepted practices of the relevant research community;
    2. Misconduct is committed intentionally, knowingly, and/or recklessly; and
    3. The allegation is proven by the preponderance of the evidence as used in the Public Health ...

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    This solution thoroughly assesses short clinical research scientific misconduct scenarios. References are also provided to justify the assertions.