ethics protection of human participants 1


Based on the article on vulnerable populations that you researched for the library search assigned in your studies for this unit, address the following:

  • Identify the vulnerable population that is the subject of the article and, using the materials from Capella’s IRB (linked in the Resources), explain why the population is vulnerable.
  • Discuss the level of risk in the research that was conducted (minimal versus more than minimal).
  • Integrating materials from Capella’s IRB and other readings, discuss how the level of risk can be lowered, or was lowered, if the risk is minimal.
  • Discuss how the soundness of research methodology relates to minimizing risk in research.
  • List the persistent link for the article. Use the Persistent Links and DOIs library guide, linked in the Resources, to learn how to locate this information in the library databases.
  • Cite all sources in APA style and provide an APA-formatted reference list at the end of your post.


Leedy, P. D., & Ormrod, J. E. (2019). Practical research: Planning and design (12th ed.). New York, NY: Pearson.

Please include Persistent Links and DOIs library guide, linked in the Resources and additional 3 resources:


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