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Last approved: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:02:31 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 25 Mar 2016 15:09:15 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Public Health (PUBH)
PUBH
6374
Pharmaceutical Policy
Pharmaceutical Policy
201501
2
Course Type
Lecture
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PUBH 6315
Corequisites

12
Coster
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Legal and regulatory frameworks related to the demand for and supply / quality of pharmaceutical products. Policies specific to drug development, pricing, reimbursement, use, dissemination of information, and post-marketing surveillance.
By the end of this course students will have an understanding of: 1. Basic concepts in pharmaceutical policy and the nature of the pharmaceuticals market. 2. The stages of drug development, and the lifecycle of a medicine 3. The history, ethos, scope, and current challenges surrounding the regulation of medicines. 4. The fundamentals of pharmaceutical intellectual property protection and the implications of this for pharmaceutical R&D, regulation, financing, pricing and access to medicines 5. State and federal programs and private sector approaches to prescription drug financing and coverage. 6. Issues in advertising and promotion of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and of industry-provider relationships 7. An overview of CER and HTA and their application to pharmaceutical policy decision-making 8. Key differences between pharmaceutical policies in the US and other major industrialized nations. 9. Challenges and opportunities in the provision of access to medicines around the world. 10. An overview of key challenges in pharmaceutical policy. 11. How to critically appraise pharmaceutical policies and develop policy options for improving these.

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ebrunori (Mon, 12 Jan 2015 16:05:27 GMT): update syllabus
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