Pharmacovigilance Course

Background Poster

Pharmacovigilance Course

No medical product can be guaranteed as 100% safe. They can all cause side-effects, which are sometimes referred to as adverse drug reactions (ADRs) or adverse events (AEs). This course examines pharmacovigilance.

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  • What is pharmacovigilance?
  • What guidance should we adhere to in the UK?
  • What is the role of the EMA, MHRA and the Yellow Card scheme?
  • What are the reporting rules for medical reps?
  • What if someone does not want to report safety information?
  • How is the information used once the data has been gathered?
  • What happens if you fail to report?
  • What about Brexit?

Who can take the course?

Medical representatives

Course Duration

1 hour

Certificate Duration

1 year