Course 4: Benefit-risk assessment and pharmacovigilance
All medicines carry a certain level of risk. In this course, you can learn more about how medicines are evaluated to ensure that their benefits outweigh their risks. This ensures that the chances of a medicinal product affecting the body in unintended, harmful ways is limited as much as possible. Once medicinal products are approved for the market, pharmacovigilance methods are used to report negative side effects or adverse drug reactions.
To complete this course, you need to read through all the lessons below. At the end of the course, once you have taken the final quiz, you will be able to download and print your certificate of completion.
Before accessing the lessons you may want to become familiar with the key terms of the course by downloading the glossary document below: