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Course HOT TOPICS Medical Scientific Information
New Masterclass on
Medical Scientific Information
2019-08-29 2019-08-29 Renaissance Amsterdam Hotel Kattengat 1 1012 Amsterdam +31 20 62 12 223 +31 20 62 75 245

HOT TOPICS Medical Scientific Information

The seminar provides you with an overview of the current legal situation

This advanced seminar is designed as an advanced course and will focus on all relevant topics for an expert in the field of medical scientific information. Our speakers will update you on all the applicable key issues.
  • Advertising with results of clinical studies and comparative advertising
  • Violation of advertising rules: Legal consequences
  • Headquarters vs affiliate: Scientific information management
  • Good documentation: A key element of scientific and medical quality assurance

Aims and objectives

Our masterclass will provide you with the
latest news in the field of medical scientific
information, focusing on the most sensitive
aspects of communication regarding medicinal products.

After the seminar, you will:
  • know the possibilities and restrictions of advertising with clinical trial results;
  • understand the specificity of comparative advertising rules;
  • be able to handle patient and specialist enquiries appropriately;
  • be able to assure quality through correct medical scientific documentation;
  • be capable of managing scientific information between headquarters and affiliates;
  • be aware of the legal consequences of non-compliance with advertising regulations.

This is an advanced seminar and requires
a basic knowledge of the respective topic.

Who should attend
The seminar is aimed at people involved in the field of medical scientific information and advertising medicinal products. More specifically, the course is intended for:

  • scientific service managers;
  • product managers;
  • medical directors;
  • scientific directors; and
  • marketing managers
Your speakers
Dr. Sabine Poltermann
Novartis Pharma GmbH, Nuremberg, Germany

Charlotte Ryckman
Law firm Covington & Burling LLP, Brussels, Belgium

Nathalie van Schayk, MSc
Head Medical Information and Manager Medical Affairs, Novartis Pharma B.V. , Arnhem, The Netherlands

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An aggregate evaluation of participants' feedback on all FORUM's healthcare training courses (evaluation period from 10.2017 - 09.2018) produced a result of 1.6 (based on a school grading system of 1-6).