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Pharmacoepidemiology

Management Forum

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INTRODUCTION This Management Forum course is a new introductory course to Pharmacoepidemiology and will provide you with an understanding of the basic principles of Pharmacoepidemiology together with their practical application. It will also include sources of data for the conduct of Pharmacoepidemiology studies and include practical workshops. Sources of additional information and opportunities for further training on this topic will be provided. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? The course is aimed at personnel in pharmacovigilance departments, drug information and regulatory affairs departments, drug safety officers and pharmaceutical physicians as well as pharmacovigilance personnel working at regulatory agencies. Topics to be covered during this meeting: Origins of epidemiology and basic principles Practical applications of pharmacoepidemiology Bias and confounding Design & usefulness of observational studies Main observational study designs Drug utilisation and Data sources Speakers: Dr. Lynda Wilton ? Consultant in Pharmacovigilance Dr. Ian Douglas ? Lecturer, Epidemiology & Population Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

INTRODUCTION This Management Forum course is a new introductory course to Pharmacoepidemiology and will provide you with an understanding of the basic principles of Pharmacoepidemiology together with their practical application. It will also include sources of data for the conduct of Pharmacoepidemiology studies and include practical workshops. Sources of additional information and opportunities...

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