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THE APPLICATION PROCESS IS NOW CLOSED.
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This year sees the launch of a pilot IPPOSI-led Patient Education Programme in Health Innovation. This 6-month blended-learning education programme, the first of its kind in Ireland, is being piloted from Sept 2017 to March 2018, on a number of IPPOSI-relevant topics (see below).
The pilot programme is being led by IPPOSI, in partnership with a number of education partners, and will cover the following topics:
- Understanding Clinical Trials – delivered by the University College Dublin Clinical Research Centre
- Regulatory Affairs, Medicinal Product Safety, Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology – delivered by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)
- Health Technology Assessment principles and practices – delivered by the Dept. of Medicine & Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin, in association with the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE)
The application process for the Patient Education Programme closed on June 30th and applicants will be informed about the outcome of their applications in the coming weeks. Keep an eye on the IPPOSI website for further updates.