Pharmaceutical medicine is branch of medical science that deals with the discovery, development, evaluation, registration, monitoring and medical aspects of marketing of drugs for the advantage of patients and public health. While there are no distinct boundaries of pharmaceutical medicine, at its heart is the evaluation of new therapies in humans and the translation of basic medical research into new treatments, protection and well-being of patients enrolled in clinical studies, and knowing more about the safety of drugs and their risk-benefit ratio. Pharmaceutical physicians find employment in the pharma-biotech industry, drug regulatory agencies and clinical research organizations, and always remain in close contact with practicing physicians and the academia.
Pharmaceutical medicine is now recognized as a global scientific discipline and plays an important role in getting safe and effective treatments to the marketplace. Pharmaceutical physicians need excellent inter-personal skills to coordinate their research and development efforts with other industry experts, organisations and regulatory agencies worldwide.
The goal of the online Pharmaceutical Medicine program conducted by James Lind Institute is to produce certified professionals who have extensive skills and competency in the development and maintenance of pharmaceuticals, knowledge of global pharmaceutical regulations, drug safety and marketing of healthcare products.
The program 'Advanced Post Graduate Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine - APGDPM' is custom made to prepare professionals to qualify the Diploma in Pharmaceutical Medicine examination carried out by the Royal College of Physicians, London. The training curriculum of this online pharmaceutical medicine course is in accordance with the guidelines of the International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians (IFAPP) and provides a thorough knowledge and understanding of all core concepts needed to face the exam.