Posts Tagged: pharmacovigilance courses

Why CCCEP Accreditation Matters When It Comes to Pharmacovigilance Training

As the premier organization for continuing pharmacy education, the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) plays an important role. The CCCEP is a national body that rigorously assesses and accredits continuing education programs for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.  They focus on maintaining high standards, remaining current on industry trends, and ensuring compliance with regulations. By endorsing programs that meet these criteria – such as AAPS’s Legislations, Ethics and Good Governance Practices, and Introduction to Clinical Research and Drug Safety – CCCEP plays a vital role in equipping pharmaceutical professionals across Canada with the knowledge and skills needed for.. READ MORE »

Sulfanilamide: A Cautionary Tale In Drug Safety For Those Pursuing Pharmacovigilance Certification

Sulfanilamide has long been widely recognized for its usefulness in anti-bacterial treatment medicine. As one of the earliest known antibiotics, Sulfanilamides, or Sulfa drugs as they are popularly called, were thought to produce impressive results in people without much trouble. And it would remain the popular sentiment until a public health incident with disastrous consequences took place in 1937.  This incident, discussed later in this blog, would spark a hot debate and mark a revolution in the drug safety subject. It has become central to discussions about drug safety in pharmacovigilance certification programs worldwide. And if you’re pursuing a career.. READ MORE »