Pharmacovigilance Certification

Advanced Pharmacovigilance & Argus Safety Certification (APVASC)

ACCRE Accredited I 180 Hours I Online I Instant Enrollment I Global Pharmacovigilance Training I Dual Pharmacovigilance & Argus Safety Certification I 1+ Week Completion/Certification I Tuition with 2-4 Month Payment Plans
Pharmacovigilance Certification

Enroll in our on-demand pharmacovigilance training online

Looking for professional pharmacovigilance training? If you hold an associate’s degree or higher and want to advance your career in Pharmacovigilance or want to increase your skillset with the Argus Safety Database, our diploma course in pharmacovigilance is right for you. Explore our in-depth 25-module course and complete it in as little as ten days to earn an accredited certification to boost your career.
Pharmacovigilance Roles

Document your dedication to your career with pharmacovigilance training & certification

Building your career could simply be a certification away. Safety and pharmacovigilance are essential activities that ensure the safety of patients. For stakeholders, regulators, and planning for pharmacovigilance activities optimizing the benefit-risk of evidence is critical. At CCRPS, we provide the knowledge that professionals need to meet regulations and requirements in an ever-evolving healthcare market. We have helped train thousands of professionals to achieve their Pharmacovigilance certifications. Whether you are a college graduate or a working professional, you can trust us to provide the in-depth training you need to advance your career in this competitive field.
Pharmacovigilance Roles

Benefits of choosing our pharmacovigilance training

  • We Are Compliant: Our course meets WHO-ISoP and FDA guidelines. We are fully accredited by ACCRE and provide you with the quality training you need to be the best in the field.

  • On-Demand Learning Our courses are fully flexible and designed to be completed at your own pace. Work with your schedule, and avoid strict deadlines, all with our help.

  • International Accreditation: Once you complete our course, you will receive an accredited and globally accepted certificate valid up to 10 years after completion.

  • Advanced Review: Our course provides an advanced review of drug safety and argus safety database which can empower you to apply the knowledge you learn

  • Employment Prospects: Showing this advanced level of training improves your ability to interview well and get promoted within your organization

Pharmacovigilance Course Syllabus

What's inside our drug safety course?

Our pharmacovigilance training was designed by experienced pharmacovigilance officers. Using their knowledge and experience, they developed our course curriculum to give you advanced review of what you need to become a sought-after drug safety officer. Inside our course, you’ll find 25 in-depth modules that provide you the insights you need to become successful in pharmacovigilance and navigate around argus safety. If you’re on the search for a reliable pharmacovigilance training institute, you can trust the CCRPS drug safety training course.
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    Advanced Review of Pharmacovigilance

    • Advanced Practice of Pharmacovigilance

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Additional Encompassing and Confusing Terms in Pharmacovigilance

    • MedDRA (Hierarchy, Searching, Terms, Exporting, Assessing, Important Medical Events)

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Need for Pharmacovigilance

    • The History of Pharmacovigilance

    • Roles in Pharmacovigilance

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Key Stakeholders in Pharmacovigilance

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Post-marketing AE Processing and Reporting(ICSR, Case Processing, Narrative Writing, & International Aggregate Reporting)

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Signal Detection (Detection, Validation, Prioritization, and Action)

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Risk Assessment, Plan, and Management

    • Pharmacovigilance Quiz

    • Vaccine Surveillance - COVID-19 Updated (AEFI, Vaccinology, AESI, AVSS, Communication, and Case Studies)

    • Post-authorization/Post-marketing Regulations in Pharmacovigilance

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    Argus Safety Database Certification

    • Argus Safety Database Certification Part 1 (Into and Video Demos)

    • Argus Safety Database Certification Part 2

    • Argus Safety Database Certification Part 3

    • Argus Safety Database Certification Part 4

    • Argus Safety Database Certification Part 5

    • Argus Safety Database Certification Part 6

    • Oracle Argus Safety User Guide

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    • International Pharmacovigilance Initiatives and Guidelines - EMA

    • DIA Safety and Pharmacovigilance Competencies

    • Pharmacovigilance Career Resources

    • WHO-ISoP Pharmacovigilance Resources

    • E2E-Pharmacovigilance Planning

    • GVP XVI Addendum: Educational Materials

    • GVP Module I-IV PV Systems, PSMF, Inspections & Audits

    • GVP I: Pharmacovigilance Systems

    • GVP VIII: Post-authorisation Safety Studies

    • GVP III: Pharmacovigilance Inspections

    • GVP IX Addendum: Methodological aspects

    • GVP V: Risk management systems

    • GVP IX: Signal management-

    • GVP VIII Addendum: Requirements-recommendations_en-1

    • GVP XV: Safety Communication

    • GVP XVI: Risk-minimization measures

    • GVP II: Pharmacovigilance System Master File

    • GVP VI: Duplicate Management

    • GVI VI: Pharmacovigilance Audits

    • GVP X: Additional Monitoring

    • GVP VII: Periodic Safety Update Report

    • GVP VI: Collection, management, and submission of reports

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have questions, we have the answers.

  • Who can I contact with questions or for help with the course?

    You can email us at SUPPORT@CCRPS.ORG! One of our experienced course representatives will get back to you within 1-2 business days.

  • How long is the course?

    The course is fully self paced and be completed in as little as 10 days.

  • Is this Certification Accredited?

    Yes! CCRPS courses are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Clinical Research & Education (ACCRE) and jointly accredited by the American Medical Association (AMA), Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), and Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) to provide CME credits for professionals.

  • What are the responsibilities of a Pharmacovigilance professional/Who would benefit from becoming one?

    Job descriptions may differ a little from posting to posting, but overall pharmacovigilance (PV) officers collect adverse event data on drugs (Phase 4) to analyze and change warnings for the drug. A minimum of an associate degree is required to take any training course including ours. Becoming a pharmacovigilance officer (PV) opens up a whole host of exciting and essential opportunities. These professionals collect adverse event data on drugs to analyze and change warnings for that drug.

  • Why take an online Pharmacovigilance Certification course?

    Generally, to qualify as a PV, you need a master's degree in pharmacovigilance. However, as this is both expensive and time-consuming, you can opt for our drug safety certification instead, which is fully recognized and enables you to land a job in the field.

  • What is the work lifestyle and salary of a Pharmacovigilance professional?

    After qualifying with CCRPS, you can apply for entry-level jobs such as Drug Safety Scientist, Safety Reviewer, Clinical Quality Specialist, Local Safety Officer, and more. Salaries for these positions vary, from a minimum of $67,000 for entry-level to around $136,000 for senior roles.