Introduction to Benefit-Risk Assessment and Pharmacoeconomics Communication in Decision Making

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: The objective of the module is to gain insight in the role of benefit-risk assessment and pharmacoeconomics in the process of decision-making on medicines by different stakeholders. Topics covered: Introduction Benefits Risk/Harms Principles and methods of comparative benefit-risk assessment Principles of Pharmacoeconomics


At the end of this module, trainees will be able to: - Delineate the process of decision-making and the perspectives of the stakeholders involved - Explain the rationale of benefit-risk assessment and pharmacoeconomic evaluation - Evaluate the methodology and results of benefit-risk and pharmaco-economic studies - Translate of the results into the process of decision-making

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  • A predefined set of teaching objectives, leading to defined learning outcomes
  • Assessment of the students' achievement in accordance with the agreed learning outcomes of the training offered
  • A system for collecting, assessing and addressing feedback from learners, teachers, technical / administrative staff and programme / course / module managers
  • Availability of appropriate and regularly reviewed reference material (e.g. published articles, links, book chapters, scripts, etc)
  • 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
  • The facilities, infrastructure, leadership and competences available for the support of student learning
  • University accreditation OR a system for approving, monitoring and reviewing the training offered