PIPA Online Training: GVP ModuleVI

  • Fri 10 Jan 2014
  • All Day

Cost:  £40.00 + VAT (please note there is an additional £15.00 + VAT admin fee to request an invoice)*

If you’re looking to get to grips with the regulations and guidelines for the collection and reporting of adverse events, this course will provide you with a good introduction and equip you with the fundamental principles of Pharmacovigilance.

The course is written by Pharmacovigilance professionals working in the pharmaceutical industry and has been reviewed by expert peers prior to release.  We are pleased to be able to offer you training that you can complete when and where is most convenient for you.

This course provides a comprehensive overview of Module VI (Management and reporting of adverse reactions to medicinal products) of the Guideline on Good Pharmacovigilance Practices released by the European Medicines Agency in June 2012.

This course is primarily aimed at individuals who are either new to Pharmacovigilance or who work in departments within the pharmaceutical industry that work closely with drug safety e.g. all Medical Information professionals. It is also an ideal course for those providing medical review and for  PV professionals with a number of years of experience, but who would like a refresher and/or require evidence  of their training on, and understanding of, the GVP Modules.

Accessing this course will enable delegates to: 

  • Learn the key definitions and industry terms
  • Find out more about the European regulations and guidelines
  • Understand what adverse events are and how they are collected
  • Learn how to identify an adverse event
  • Know what information to collect for an adverse event report
  • Learn the reporting timeframes

Links are provided to other important sources of information.

The course includes a test of understanding to obtain a formal certificate as evidence of training.

 Target audience:

New PV professionals.
Individuals in departments that work closely with PV
Those providing medical review
PV professionals with a number of years of experience, but who require refresher and/or evidence of training on GVP Module VI


Time: 1 -2 hours


Level of difficulty: Introductory / intermediate


Payment can be made using WorldPay* which allows you immediate access to the course. Once you have subscribed to a course, your user licence grants you up to a year to start the course but once started, you are required to complete the course within one month.

Once you have paid for the course, please click here to login to the online training platform and use the email address you have registered with PIPA, along with your PIPA password, to access the course.

As a not-for-profit association, PIPA can only make this course available to members. However non-members may easily access the course by becoming a ‘member for a month’* for a £15.00 supplement (£18.00 for overseas members) This fee provides you with temporary PIPA membership for the month that you are completing the course.  You can apply for membership here.

*To ensure immediate access to training courses and to reduce administrative costs, we would prefer delegates to book and pay for online courses and 'member for a month' via WorldPay. If you are unable to pay by WorldPay and require PIPA to raise an invoice, then there will be an additional £15.00 + VAT fee per invoice to cover the extra administrative costs incurred. For further information regarding this, please contact Sharon Braithwaite via  Please note that access to the online course will only be activated once payment of the invoice(s) has been confirmed.

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