Pharmaceutical Institute Releases New E-Learning Course: Rolling Out a REMS

 

RALEIGH, N.C. (September 26, 2012) — Pharmaceutical Institute, the leading provider of specialized training solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry and a subsidiary of Campbell Alliance, has announced the release of Rolling Out a REMS, a new e-course designed to train customer-facing teams on the successful rollout of risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS).

Rolling Out a REMS offers a step-by-step explanation of the purpose, activities, and elements involved in a REMS rollout. The course guides participants through the process of implementing and managing a REMS, as well as how to assess its effectiveness. Most importantly, the course uses realistic, scenario-based exercises to show how a REMS impacts various stakeholders in the patient care process, such as physicians, nurses, patients, and pharmacists. Rolling Out a REMS also gives participants the opportunity to practice identifying communication strategies that address stakeholder concerns and encourage desired REMS-related outcomes.

Rolling Out a REMS is part of the Industry Knowledge series, a collection of distance learning courses designed to provide commercial teams with a comprehensive view of the pharmaceutical business landscape.

According to Garry O’Grady, General Manager of Pharmaceutical Institute, REMS have become a requirement for many products. “One third of new molecular entities approved from 2008 to 2011 have required a REMS,” he said. “With the addition of this e-course to our catalog, pharmaceutical and biotech companies are now able to prepare their teams for the impact a REMS program could have on their brands and organizations.”

Rolling Out a REMS, along with 64 new and updated e-courses in the Pharmaceutical Institute 250-course catalog, is compatible with electronic tablet, smart phone, and other handheld mobile devices, including iPad.

A brief demo of Rolling Out a REMS can be viewed here. The course description is available here.

For a complete list of Pharmaceutical Institute e-courses, download the catalog.

For more information, contact Pharmaceutical Institute.

About Pharmaceutical Institute
Pharmaceutical Institute is the leading provider of specialized training programs for the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. We partner with subject matter experts from our parent company, Campbell Alliance, to develop high-impact distance learning solutions for professionals within all major pharmaceutical company functions including brand management, business development, clinical development, managed markets, medical affairs, sales, and trade and distribution.  Pharmaceutical Institute is based in Raleigh, NC. For more information, please visit www.pharmainstitute.com.

About Campbell Alliance
Campbell Alliance is the Consulting business segment of inVentiv Health, a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial, and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. Campbell Alliance is an industry leader in biopharmaceutical and medical technology consulting. The firm's clients include all of the world's top-20 pharmaceutical companies, as well as numerous emerging and midsize firms. Campbell Alliance is organized into practice areas, each specializing in a critical industry function: Brand Management, Clinical Development, Commercial Effectiveness, Corporate Development, Medical Affairs, and Pricing and Market Access. From its locations in New York City; Raleigh, NC; Parsippany, NJ; Somerset, NJ; Newtown, PA; Los Angeles; San Francisco; Chicago; Boston; Philadelphia; London; and Zug, Switzerland, the firm serves clients throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. For more information on Campbell Alliance, please visit www.campbellalliance.com.

About inVentiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. is a leading global provider of best-in-class clinical, commercial, and consulting services to companies seeking to accelerate performance. inVentiv’s client roster includes more than 550 pharmaceutical, biotech, and life sciences companies. With 13,000 employees in 40 countries, inVentiv rapidly transforms promising ideas into commercial reality. inVentiv Health Inc. is privately owned by inVentiv Group Holdings Inc., an organization sponsored by affiliates of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P., Liberty Lane Partners, and members of the inVentiv management team. For more information, visit www.inventivhealth.com.

CONTACT

For Campbell Alliance and Pharmaceutical Institute:
James Forte
Campbell Alliance
919-844-7100 ext. 7195
jforte@campbellalliance.com

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