Basics in Pharmacoepidemiology University of Bordeaux
> The aim of this course is: - To understand how to evaluate the effects of medicines andtherapeutic interventions both during drug development and clinicaluse. - To know the main methodological and ethical characteristics andlimitations of randomized clinical trials. - To understand the differences between efficacy and effectiveness. - To know the basic concepts and classification of thepharmacoepidemiological studies designed to evaluate therapeuticinterventions. - To identify information gaps in selectedtherapeutic areas (e.g.cardiovascular, psychiatry, diabetes care).
- Post-graduated leve in Health or Life Sciences. - Language prerequisites: Non-native English speakers must provide acertificate proving a minimum of English B2 level (cf. Europass[http://europass.cedefop.europa.eu/]). - Computer and internet requirement.
- Assessment is a mix of continuous assessment. - Final assessment takes place by videoconference.
> This course consists of the following parts: - Patients, medicines and prescribing in society. Life cycle ofmedicines. - The knowledge-building process of the effects and adverse effectsof medicines during their development and clinical use. - Overview of studies to detect and to evaluate the risk associatedwith therapeutic interventions. Scope, uses and limitations. - The need to monitor the medicines prescribing process. - Introduction to the study of the use ofmedicines in clinicalpractice.
Recorded and live lectures, readings, home assignments, on-line quizzes, forums, wikis, live seminars.
Online Course Requirement
- Professionals: 3,000€/year. - Students: 1,500€/year. - No additional costs and no mobility required.Duration: 12 weeksLanguage of instruction: EnglishMode of delivery: E-learning
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