I-8, r. 9 - Code of ethics of nurses

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41.1. In connection with any research, a nurse must, in regard to each of the research subjects or their legal representative, ensure:
(1)  that the subject is informed of the research project’s objectives and the manner in which it will be conducted, the advantages, risks or disadvantages for the subject, and the advantages provided by the usual care, if applicable;
(2)  that free and enlightened consent is obtained in writing from the subject before he or she begins participating in the research or when there is any significant change in the research protocol;
(3)  that the research subject is informed that his or her consent is revocable at any time.
O.C. 579-2005, s. 9.