1. Know the importance of the ethical aspects in the research studies and the need that will be included in any protocol.
2. Know the legal implications the research involved especially in relation to informed consent to the patient and to respect the confidentiality in the handling of the information.
3. Know the existence of ethics committees and clinical investigation (CEIC) and the necessity of its report for the majority of studies that use especially drugs.
4. Know the requirements that the clinical research and ethics committees request for approval of a drug study.