Ethics Knowledge

Understands and applies knowledge of, and promotes compliance with, appropriate statues, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Key Behaviors
  • Maintains a comprehensive working knowledge of related statutes, regulations, policies, and procedures affecting assigned areas.
  • Integrates federal statutes, regulations, policies and procedures with the purpose of recognizing ethical issues for which advice should be sought and knows what action to take including contacting ethics advisors and proper parties.
  • Provides advice and guidance regarding Federal ethics statutes, OGE & HHS regulations, and NIH policies and procedures.
  • Identifies, utilizes and analyzes information from existing resources to determine and develop communication of ethics related resolutions including appropriate citations.

Developmental opportunities for this competency are available from the NIH Training Center.