Pharmaco-epidemiology [ESP21]

Course highlights

EC points

0.7

Start date

12-08-2019

End date

16-08-2019

Course days

Monday to Friday (5 mornings)

Faculty

Prof. Bruno Stricker

Course fee

€ 470

Location

Erasmus MC, Rotterdam NL

Level

Intermediate

Prerequisites

Principles of Research in Medicine and Epidemiology or equivalent knowledge.

Disciplines

  • Pharmaco Epidemiology

Application

Go to the ESP website

Detailed information about this course:

Description

Faculty: Prof. Bruno Stricker, PhD


Pharmaco-epidemiology pertains to the study of the use and of the effects of drugs. It links clinical pharmacology and epidemiology. This course provides, at an intermediate level, the theoretical basis for studying the intended effects as well as the adverse effects of drugs used in humans. The course will mainly focus on drug research after marketing, including post marketing surveillance and drug risk assessment.

This course is intended for those who already followed introductory courses in study design, data-analysis and principles of research in medicine.

Teaching methods

Plenary interactive teaching with real-life examples and exercises

Objectives

  • To know more about study designs in pharmaco-epidemiology;
  • To know how to address exposure as a determinant;
  • To know more about drug-specific bias and confounding.

Participant profile

The course is meant for those for whom drug safety and effectiveness research is a part of their current or future professional career. Examples are: clinical epidemiologists, healthcare workers, regulators, and doctors in the pharmaceutical industry.

Assessment

Attendance


Reduction on fees

PLEASE NOTE THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE RESEARCH MASTERS (120 EC points)

50% reduction on our fees for participating institutes of NIHES

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the departments or sections participating in NIHES.

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam:

  • Department of Epidemiology
  • Department of Public Health
  • Department of Psychiatry, Section of Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry/Psychology
  • Department of Medical Informatics
  • Department of General Practice
  • Erasmus School of Health Policy & Management
  • Generation R

50% reduction on our fees for NIHES affiliated partners

This 50% reduction is offered to participants formally appointed at the following NIHES affiliated partners:

University Medical Center Rotterdam/Erasmus University Rotterdam, departments of:

  • Dermatology
  • General Paediatrics
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation Medicine

UMIT, Department of Public Health, Health Services Research and Health Technology Assessment.

25% reduction on our fees for Erasmus MC employees

For participants formally appointed at all departments of Erasmus MC (except the departments mentioned above).

25% reduction for all (international) PhD students
Please upload proof of enrollment as a PhD student in the application form and state the name of your tutor on the application form (remarks field).

25% reduction on our course fees (maximum 3 EC points per academic year) for all NIHES alumni
Please state that you are a NIHES alumnus/alumna and the academic year you graduated (remarks field). Please note that the reduction on fees for alumni does not apply to the Erasmus Summer Programme.