Basics in Clinical Pharmacology

Practical Information

Commencing Date:
World Wide (Distance Learning)

Teaching Methodology:
Distance Learning
Credits :
Short courses (CPD): 3 ECTS credits

European Fees:
3000 EUR
Scholarship Possibilities:

Course Contact

Eu2P Office

+ (33) 5 57 57 92 57


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University Accreditation: Yes

PharmaTrain Centre


Objectives To understand the role of medicines in therapeutics, health services and society To become familiar with the life cycle of medicines and the regulatory aspects of medicines market To review the clinical and pharmacological basis of prescribing To understand the need to evaluate the effects of medicines from an epidemiological perspective To understand the relevance of unbiased information to ensure the appropriate use of medicines To discuss the need to monitor medicines prescribing process Topics Clinical pharmacology. Aims and uses in the therapeutics. Clinical pharmacology and epidemiological evaluation of medicine effects The randomized clinical trials (RCT) as a method for assess the efficacy of medicines Basics for RCT appraisal: extrapolation of RCTs results to clinical practice.

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  • Defined and transparent admission criteria
  • Quality assurance of teaching staff
  • Regular review of the QA/QC process and demonstration that the training is further developed in light of this review
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