Integrated Pharmacovigilance

Integrated Pharmacovigilance

Learning how drug safety is monitored during the life cycle of a drug is of utmost importance in healthcare and Clinical Research, as patient safety is on the line. This course is aimed to provide fundamental knowledge of how drug safety is monitored, how adverse events are reported, and a background of the safety system software used in these processes. This 6-month course will also focus on concepts like aggregate reports, signal detection, and the risk management process. Additionally, this course has a special module on medical coding, including MedDRA dictionary and WHO Drug dictionary coding.  

Who Should Take This Course

This is an excellent program for life science graduates and medical and allied professionals looking to explore a career in the pharmaceutical industry.  

At the end of this course, students will have fundamental pharmacovigilance knowledge and be able to understand and apply principles of pharmacovigilance to different stages in the drug development life cycle and post marketing environment.  

Duration and Prerequisites

A total of 10 weeks is needed to complete this 13 module program.  

Education and/or Experience 

Graduation/post-graduation degree in the life sciences or a medical/allied medical degree.  

Minimum Expectations 

Must have: 

  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office 
  • Internet access 
  • A system with audio output functionality 

Knowledge checks will be performed through a quiz in every session. A minimum of 70% is required to pass the final examination.  

* Degrees or diplomas from educational institutions outside the United States must be equivalent to degrees from U.S. educational institutions.


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