Pharmacovigilance legislation

Description

Regulations used to control and monitor adverse drug reactions at EU level.

Alternative labels

EU pharmacovigilance legislation
pharmacovigilance EU legislation
EU pharmacovigilance system

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

cross-sector

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Pharmacovigilance legislation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Pharmacologist: Pharmacologists study the manner in which drugs and medicaments interact with organisms, living systems, and their parts (i.e. cells, tissues, or organs). Their research aims at identifying substances that can be ingested by humans and that exert adequate biochemical functions for curing illnesses.
Medical sales representative: Medical sales representatives promote and sell medical devices, equipment and pharmaceutical products to healthcare professionals. They provide product information and demonstrate features to healthcare professionals. Medical representatives negotiate and close sales contracts.

Optional knowledge

Pharmacovigilance legislation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Pharmaceutical engineer: Pharmaceutical engineers design and develop technologies used in pharmaceutical research and drugs manufacture, advising the pharmaceutical manufacturing plants to maintain and operate those technologies and ensuring the customers` and workers` safety requirements are met. They may also be involved in the conception and design of pharmaceutical manufacturing plants and research centers.
Chemical engineer: Chemical engineers design and develop large-scale chemical and physical production processes and are involved in the entire industrial process required for transforming raw materials into products.

 


 

References

  1. Pharmacovigilance legislation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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