Boost Your Pharmacovigilance Knowledge with CPD-Accredited Online Course


Pharmacovigilance, monitoring and assessing medicine safety, plays a crucial role in protecting patient health. Healthcare professionals must stay informed about these practices to manage drug safety effectively.

In this post, we introduce a comprehensive pharmacovigilance course for Kenyan healthcare providers. Offered by CRK Clinical Research Organization and sponsored by Pfizer, this CPD-accredited course allows self-paced learning.</p> 

Course Overview:

The online course covers essential topics:

Module 1: Understanding the Pharmacovigilance System in Kenya

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Pharmacovigilance and Its Importance in Patient Safety
  • Lesson 2: Pharmacovigilance Regulations and Reporting Requirements in Kenya
  • Lesson 3: Methods of Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) Reporting
  • Quiz: Assessing Knowledge on Pharmacovigilance Regulations

Module 2: Identifying and Reporting ADRs in Specific Medical Areas

  • Lesson 1: ADR Reporting in Oncology: Case Studies and Best Practices
  • Lesson 2: ADR Reporting for Vaccines: Ensuring Vaccine Safety in Kenya
  • Lesson 3: ADR Reporting for Anti-hypertensive Medications: Managing Cardiovascular Risks
  • Lesson 4: ADR Reporting for Neglected Non-communicable Diseases Medications
  • Case Study: Identifying ADRs in Oncology and Reporting Correctly
  • Case Study: Identifying and Reporting ADRs in Vaccines and Anti-hypertensive Medications

Module 3: Strategies for Managing and Preventing ADRs

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Adverse Drug Reactions and Their Management
  • Lesson 2: Preventing ADRs: Strategies for Safer Medication Use
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Risk Minimization Measures
  • Assignment: Developing a Risk Minimization Plan for a Specific Medication

Module 4: Effective Communication with Patients on ADR Reporting

  • Lesson 1: Importance of Patient Communication in ADR Reporting
  • Lesson 2: Communicating ADRs to Patients and Their Families: Best Practices
  • Quiz: Assessing Communication Skills in ADR Reporting

Module 5: Reporting ADRs in Pediatric Populations

  • Lesson 1: Special Considerations for ADR Reporting in Pediatric Patients
  • Lesson 2: Case Studies: Identifying and Reporting ADRs in Children
  • Assignment: Analyzing Challenges and Solutions for Pediatric ADR Reporting

Module 6: Building Pharmacovigilance Systems in Resource-Limited Settings

  • Lesson 1: Challenges and Opportunities in Pharmacovigilance Implementation in Kenya
  • Lesson 2: Strategies for Effective Pharmacovigilance in Resource-Limited Settings
  • Lesson 3: Collaborating Among Healthcare Providers for Patient Safety
  • Case Study: Developing a Pharmacovigilance System for a Resource-Limited Clinic in Kenya
  • Quiz: Assessing Understanding of Equitable Access to Healthcare and Diversity in Pharmacovigilance


  1. Earn CPD credits, demonstrating your commitment to professional development.
  2. Enjoy flexible, 24/7 self-paced learning.
  3. Deepen your drug safety knowledge with a comprehensive curriculum.
  4. Learn from industry experts with practical experience.
  5. Apply learning through interactive case studies. You can expand your professional network.
  6. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a certification, demonstrating your expertise in pharmacovigilance and commitment to patient safety.

Upon completing this course, participants will have gained a comprehensive understanding of pharmacovigilance, including ADR reporting, regulations, and best practices in various medical areas. They will have developed practical skills in identifying, reporting, and managing ADRs.

Additionally, participants will be equipped with effective communication skills for discussing ADRs with patients and their families.

This course will prepare healthcare providers to enhance patient safety through improved pharmacovigilance practices, especially in the context of Kenya’s healthcare landscape.

Targeted Audience:

  1. Medical Practitioners: This course is ideal for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other medical professionals directly involved in patient care. It equips them with essential skills to ensure patient medication safety.

  2. Pharmacists: Pharmacists play a crucial role in medication management. This course enhances their ability to detect and report ADRs, improving medication safety.

  3. Medical Students: As future healthcare providers, medical students benefit from early exposure to pharmacovigilance principles and practices, ensuring they enter the workforce with a strong foundation in patient safety.

  4. Nursing Staff: Nurses often administer medications and have direct patient interactions. Training in pharmacovigilance enhances their ability to monitor and report ADRs.

  5. Public Health Professionals: Public health practitioners involved in healthcare policy and regulatory affairs will find this course valuable for understanding pharmacovigilance regulations and their impact on population health.

  6. Healthcare Administrators: Healthcare administrators responsible for managing healthcare facilities can use this knowledge to ensure compliance with pharmacovigilance regulations and enhance patient safety within their organizations.

  7. Pharmaceutical Industry Professionals: Professionals working in pharmaceutical companies will gain insights into pharmacovigilance requirements and best practices, enabling them to contribute to medication safety from a regulatory perspective.

  8. Clinical Researchers: Researchers conducting clinical trials will benefit from understanding ADR reporting requirements and how adverse events can impact the evaluation of investigational drugs.

  9. Pediatricians: Pediatricians and healthcare providers specializing in pediatrics will gain specialized knowledge in pediatric ADR reporting, which is crucial for child patient safety.

  10. Health Educators: Educators responsible for training healthcare professionals can use this course to develop curriculum content on pharmacovigilance and patient safety.

  11. International Health Workers: Healthcare professionals from other countries working in Kenya or collaborating on global health initiatives will find this course valuable for understanding pharmacovigilance in the Kenyan context.

This course welcomes a diverse range of healthcare professionals committed to enhancing patient safety through effective pharmacovigilance practices.


CRK Clinical Research Organization and Pfizer offer a valuable pharmacovigilance course for healthcare professionals. Enroll now to enhance your drug safety expertise and contribute to patient well-being.

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20 thoughts on “Boost Your Pharmacovigilance Knowledge with CPD-Accredited Online Course”

    1. Metrine nasimiyu nyongesa September 8, 2023

      Good knowledge about pharmacivigilance

    2. Dorcas Makokha November 13, 2023

      Very informative course

    3. Charles Ndungu December 19, 2023

      How do i earn CPD point?

      • Hello Charles, If you are a pharmacist or pharmaceutical technologist, you need to subscribe to our 6 modules in the PPB portal to get your 18 CPD points.

    4. PENINAH KAREGI KAMWARA January 10, 2024

      I want to learn

    5. irene atieno January 10, 2024

      Good courses

    6. Njagi Edith Mukami March 11, 2024

      I like the webinars

    7. John Njoroge March 19, 2024

      Hi I have finished this course but I haven’t received a certificate.

      • Hello John, kindly communicate with our support team through a phone call or WhatsApp at +254720999920

        • EMMACULATE RUTTO May 5, 2024

          Hello,wanted to inquire about cpd points,I finished the course and I was just awarded certificate no cpd points.kindly advice.

    8. KOSGEI KELVIN March 20, 2024

      How should I start my lesson and earn Cpd points

    9. Judy Rianga March 28, 2024

      hello l have done five modules in pharmacovigilance but module 6 was not there when I opened the page again it started what can I do?

      • Hello Judy, kindly communicate with our support team through a phone call or WhatsApp at +254720999920

    10. JAMES KAMONDE WANJOHI April 22, 2024

      Good afternoon, CRK Courses in particular Pharmacovigilance. CPD-credited courses, are a great important source of training. James

    11. Mildred Barasa May 9, 2024

      Good knowledge for us

    12. Sharon Mangoi May 21, 2024

      Hey how can I enroll to this course

    13. Kiplangat John July 17, 2024

      It’s genuine it’s good should you give other CPD accredited lessons it will be great. Thank you.

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