Pharmaco-epidemiology, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
  • Tuition
    470
    Tuition (Full programme)
    470
    Tuition (Full programme)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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Pharmaco-epidemiology pertains to the study of the use and of the effects of drugs. It links clinical pharmacology and epidemiology. This course provides, at an intermediate level, the theoretical basis for studying the intended effects as well as the adverse effects of drugs used in humans. 

About

The course will mainly focus on drug research after marketing, including post marketing surveillance and drug risk assessment. This course is offered at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

This course is intended for those who already followed introductory courses in study design, data-analysis and principles of research in medicine.

Objectives

  • To know more about study designs in pharmaco-epidemiology;
  • To know how to address exposure as a determinant;
  • To know more about drug-specific bias and confounding.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Plenary interactive teaching with real-life examples and exercises


Lecturers

Prof. Bruno Stricker, PhD

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Take IELTS test

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology or equivalent knowledge.

Participant profile

The course is meant for those for whom drug safety and effectiveness research is a part of their current or future professional career. Examples are: clinical epidemiologists, healthcare workers, regulators, and doctors in the pharmaceutical industry.

Tuition Fee Per Full Programme

  • EUR 470 International
  • EUR 470 EU/EEA

Funding


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