Glossary


ACDRS: American Course on Drug Development and Regulatory Sciences
ACRP: Association of Clinical Research Professionals
APPI: Associations for Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators
AZ: AstraZeneca
CCDRS: Chinese Course of Drug Development and Regulatory Science
CEMDC: Cooperative European Medicines Development Course
CLIC: Clinical Investigator Course
Competencies: encompass knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviours necessary for a particular set of tasks or objectives.
CPD: Continuing Professional Development
Curriculum is the guideline to transfer the content of the Syllabus into the modular structure
DCTP: Diploma for Clinical Trial Professionals
DIA Europe: Drug Information Association - Europe
DMD: Diploma in Medicines Development
EC: European Commission
ECPM: European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine at University of Basel
ECRIN: European Clinical Research Infrastructures Network
ECTS: European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System
EFCPM: European Federation of Course Providers in Pharmaceutical Medicine
EFPIA: European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries Associations
EIM: Entry into Man
Elective: A Module which can be used to complete the Masters Degree as a part of the Extension Master the Integrated Masters Programme. An Elective is part of the PharmaTrain CPD Platform.
EMA: European Medicines Agency
EMTRAIN: European Medicines Research Training Network
ENQA: European Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education
EORTC: European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer
EU: European Union
EUDIPHARM: Training Course provided at Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1
EUFEPS: European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences
EU2P: European Programme on Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology
FPM: Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the UK
GCP: Good Clinical Practice
GSK: GlaxoSmithKline
HSET: Health Science eTraining Foundation
IFAPP: International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians
LO: Learning Outcomes are statements of what a student is expected to know, understand and/or be able to demonstrate after completion of a process of learning
MHRA: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
MMD: Master of Medicines Development
MRA: Master of Regulatory Affairs
MSc: Master of Science
NDA: New Drug Application
Pharmed: Postgraduate Programme in Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Medicine at the Free University of Brussels
PM: Pharmaceutical Medicine
POC: Proof of Concept
QA: Quality Assurance
QC: Quality Control
QM: Quality Management
SafeSciMET: European Modular Education and Training Programme in Safety Sciences for Medicines
SE: Semmelweis University
SMD: Specialist in Medicines Development
SPM: Specialist in Pharmaceutical Medicine
Syllabus: a list of topics comprising a subject, discipline or specialty field along the road from Molecule to Market.
TA: Therapeutic Area
UB-IL3: Instituto de FormaciĆ³n Continua at University of Barcelona,
VSCR: Vienna School of Clinical Research