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Basic Safety Sciences: Pharmacoepidemiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Pharmacogenomics, and Toxicology Studies

Learn the principles of safety sciences including toxicology, clinical pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, and pharmacoepidemiology in order to analyze potential safety issues.


Overview

This module explains the principles of safety sciences including toxicology, clinical pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, and pharmacoepidemiology to enable you to analyze potential safety issues, and to better understand the patient population and its experience with the drug. The module will give you a broad appreciation for the activities and associated competencies needed to advance a drug candidate from an idea in a lab to a treatment ready to be studied in humans. Keep in mind that the application of these sciences to safety and pharmacovigilance will change as the environment, regulations, and guidance for drug development continue to evolve.

The module takes an average of 6.25 hours to complete.

This eLearning module can be purchased individually or as part of the Drug Safety eLearning Bundle (7 modules).

Featured topics

  • Toxicology
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pharmacogenomics
  • Pharmacoepidemiology

Who should attend?

This module is designed for professionals working in:

  • Drug safety and pharmacovigilance
  • Clinical research and development
  • Quality assurance and compliance
  • Regulatory affairs
  • Medical affairs
  • Medical writing

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, learners should be able to:

  • Summarize the basics of toxicology studies and the limitations in predicting human toxicity
  • Articulate the basic principles of clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenomics
  • Summarize principles of pharmacoepidemiology and other drug safety sciences to analyze potential safety issues and better understand the patient population

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