The Pharmaceutical Practice

The Pharmaceutical Industry – The Industry

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The Pharmaceutical Industry - The Industry

The Pharmaceutical Industry - The Industry
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Course Length:

  • 32 topics
  • 50 minutes of seat time

Language:

  • English

Course Features:

  • Audio narration
  • Animations
  • Progress checks
  • Pop quizzes
  • Final assessment

Target Audience:

  • Medical professionals
  • Medical students
  • Pharmaceutical representatives
  • Nurses

Description:

This learning program is designed to introduce you to the pharmaceutical industry. The program begins with a brief history of the pharmaceutical industry, describes the process of research and development (R&D), and presents you with some interesting industry statistics. You will also learn about the various types of pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, and about the challenges facing pharmaceutical companies today.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • Define and describe the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Summarize the steps involved in drug discovery and development.
  • Describe the different types of pharmaceutical companies.
  • Outline the challenges facing the pharmaceutical industry.
  1. GETTING STARTED
    1. Sound Check
    2. Disclaimer
    3. Welcome
    4. Navigation Instructions
  2. STAYING FOCUSED
    1. The Pharmaceutical Industry Series
    2. The Industry Learning Program
    3. Learning Objectives
  3. TEST YOUR CURRENT KNOWLEDGE
    1. Pretest
  4. HISTORY OF THE PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY
    1. Overview
  5. RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
    1. Overview
    2. The Drug Discovery Stage
    3. The Drug Development Stage
    4. The Cost of Innovation
      • SIDE NOTE: Did You Know?
    5. Progress Check
  6. INDUSTRY STATISTICS
    1. Overview
    2. The Numbers
  7. TYPES OF PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
    1. Overview
    2. Research-Based Companies
    3. Generic Companies
      • SIDE NOTE: Did You Know?
    4. Specialty Pharmaceutical Companies
    5. Progress Check
  8. BIOTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
    1. Definition
      • SIDE NOTE: Digging Deeper – Top 10 Companies by Revenue
    2. Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Alliances
  9. CHALLENGES FACING PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES
    1. Overview
    2. Challenges in R&D
    3. Increasing Healthcare Costs
    4. Patent Challenges
    5. Increased Regulation
    6. Progress Check
  10. TEST YOUR ACQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
    1. Summary
    2. Posttest
  11. CONCLUSION
    1. End of Program
  12. GLOSSARY
  13. REFERENCES



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