Medical Education for Healthcare Professionals

Pharmaceutical companies contract with healthcare professionals to assist them in conducting market research, perform clinical trials, or endorse a product. The pharmaceutical industry has set forth certain guidelines that must be followed when engaging and providing medical education for healthcare professionals. This course discusses the various types of consulting arrangements that exist between a pharmaceutical company and healthcare professionals and the guidelines that govern these arrangements. It also explores the guidelines that impact medical education programs for healthcare professionals. Topics in this course include: General Guidelines, Consulting Arrangements, Medical Education Programs, Supporting Medical Education, and FDA and OIG Guidance on Medical Education. After completing this course, learners will be able to identify the various types of consulting arrangements that exist between a pharmaceutical company and healthcare professionals and the guidelines that govern these arrangements. Learners will also be able to recognize the guidelines that impact medical education programs for healthcare professionals.

After this course learners will be able to identify the various types of consulting arrangements that exist between a pharmaceutical company and healthcare professionals and the guidelines that govern these arrangements. recognize the guidelines that impact medical education programs for healthcare professionals.