22nd Annual Workshop on Medical Communications

Venue: La Costa Resort and Spa

Location: Carlsbad, California, United States

Event Date/Time: Mar 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Mar 10, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 06, 2010
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At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:
• Establish core competencies in a variety of skills for industry-based medical communications, medical information, medical science liaisons, and call center professionals. These may include: developing verbal and written responses to medical inquiries, handling investigational and compassionate use requests, engaging in the dissemination of off-label information within the framework of current regulatory and company guidelines, evaluation of medical and scientific literature, recognition of technology and global integration issues, and expansion of call center services and quality monitoring
• Expand and enhance knowledge and skills in one of the following topics: advanced regulatory and promotional review, medical writing, or compliance issues within today’s pharmaceutical industry setting
• Discuss important and recent developments regarding health care reform, communication technologies, and copyright issues. Elucidate the impact of these developments on the manner in which medical communications professionals communicate with patients and health care practitioners
• Communicate best practices and varying roles of medical communications, medical information, call center, and medical science liaisons within the REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) setting. Discuss the impact that each may have on the delivery of effective medical information to health care providers and consumers,
within the constraints of various REMS models
• Broaden insights from original research conducted by residents in training within medical communications, and participate in a forum where these trainees are encouraged to share and collaborate

Target Audience:
Professionals who work in the following areas:
• Medical Communications
• Medical Science Liaisons
• Medical Information
• Medical Call Centers
• Industry, Academia, and Government

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2100 Costa del Mar Road
United States