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Tutorial 1 - Medical Communications: Compliance in 2014

Tutorial name:
Tutorial 1 - Medical Communications: Compliance in 2014

Day & Time:
March 10, 8:30AM - 12:00PM

Room Number:
Ballroom Salon G

Registration Fees
- Standard Rate$405.00


The compliance obligations within the pharmaceutical industry continue to increase each year. Now more than ever it is critical that Medical Communication departments have policies and procedures that address such things as medical inquiry and response documentation, staff training, and monitoring / audit programs.  Whether you have been in Medical Communications for a few months or a few decades this tutorial will provide an overview of what policies, procedures and programs Medical Communications departments should consider implementing to help ensure compliance and mitigate risk.  This will be an interactive tutorial with opportunity for discussion and questions from the audience.

EventCredit TypeMax CreditsCEU
Tutorial 1 - Medical Communications: Compliance iACPE

Learning Objective(s):

At the conclusion of this tutorial, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss compliance hot topics in Medical Communications such as medical inquiry documentation, response development and documentation, Sunshine Act reprint reporting requirements, staff training, and sales force facilitated inquiries
  • Describe what policies and procedures the Office of Inspector General (OIG ) is requiring Medical Communications departments to have in place based on recent Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIA)
  • Identify the factors to consider when developing, implementing, and maintaining QA, compliance, and training programs
  • Describe how to mitigate risk in Medical Communications

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