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BASICS IN PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY


OBJECTIVES



To understand how to evaluate the effects of medicines and therapeutic interventions both during drug development and clinical use

To know the main methodological and ethical characteristics and limitations of randomized clinical trials

To understand the differences between efficacy and effectiveness

To know the basic concepts and classification of the pharmacoepidemiological studies designed to evaluate therapeutic interventions

To identify information gaps in selected therapeutic areas (e.g. cardiovascular, psychiatry, diabetes care)

Pharmacoepidemiology, efficacy, effectiveness, benefit-risk, observational studies, experimental studies, clinical settings, population

 

MODULE PARTS



  1. Patients, medicines and prescribing in society. Life cycle of medicines.
  2. The knowledge-building process of the effects and adverse effects of medicines during their development and clinical use.
  3. Overview of studies to detect and to evaluate the risk associated with therapeutic interventions. Scope, uses and limitations.
  4. The need to monitor the medicines prescribing process.
  5. Introduction to the study of the use of medicines in clinical practice.

 

TRAINER TEAM



Coordinator: Prof Albert Figueras (from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)

Expert(s): Janice Fuller (from Amgen NV), Prof Joan-Ramon Laporte, Josep Maria Castel, Eduard Diogène, Roser Llop, Dr Dolores Rodriguez (from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), Jamie Robinson (from F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd), Ulf Bergman (from Karolinska Institutet).

Introductory level
75 h workload over 3 months (3 ECTS credits)
Key dates
Course calendar
Certificate award
or included in Master Year 1 programme
English language
Online based learning
Student: 1,500 €
Professional: 3,000 €
  Savings could be offered under eligibility conditions.

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