This module is designed to provide the foundational knowledge for integrating the patient perspective into the full medicines lifecycle, including regulatory decision making and post-marketing efforts, which can improve patient outcomes and increase the success of the product. The concepts covered in this course apply to drugs, biologics, devices, and any medical/therapeutic products developed for patient use.
Upon completion of this module, learners should be able to:
Describe why integration of the patient perspective is integral for drug development programs
Explain how other companies have executed and benefited from such programs
Explain, from a patient point of view, what constitutes meaningful engagement
List steps a company can take to build a culture of patient engagement, and what resources exist to help