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eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary (XEVMPD)

Nov 20 2014 8:45AM - Nov 21 2014 5:00PM | European Medicines Agency 30 Churchill Place Canary Wharf London E14 5EU United Kingdom

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The EMA has prepared this eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary (XEVMPD) course to facilitate the practical implementation of the requirements including technical aspects and all related procedures on electronic submission of information on medicines by marketing authorisation holders in the European Union (EU).

The training focuses on explaining the guidance, specifically the mandatory data elements necessary for the electronic submission of information on medicinal products applying the format of the eXtended EudraVigilance Product Report Message (XEVPRM) and the use of the XEVMPD data entry tool also known as EVWEB.

The course also includes instructions for sponsors of clinical trials as how to provide information on the IMPs in the EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Dictionary (‘EVMPD’) before completing the clinical trials application form.

Who Should Attend 

The XEVMPD training programme is targeting personnel of marketing authorisation holders, consultants and other organisations, who are responsible for the electronic submission and maintenance of information on medicinal products authorised in the EU. It is also targeting sponsors of clinical trials responsible for providing information on IMPs in accordance with the CT-3 detailed guideline.

Learning Objectives 

At the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the concepts related to the electronic submission of information on medicines authorised in the EU
  • Describe the format and the data elements of the XEVPRM for authorised medicinal products
  • Discuss practical examples of different types of medicinal products
  • Get hands-on experience in working with the XEVMPD
  • Describe the format and the data elements of the XEVPRM for IMPs

Featured Topics 

  • General Terms and Definitions
  • Registration in EudraVigilance and Qualified Person Responsible for Pharmacovigilance (QPPV) registration
    (incl. sponsor registration)
  • XEVPRM XSD Schema
  • XEVPRM data elements and examples including hands-on exercises
  • Operation Types
  • Data Quality
  • Data Ownership
  • XEVMPD technical validation rules
  • Use of Controlled Vocabularies

Contact Information 

DIA Europe, Middle East and Africa

Kuechengasse 16
4051 Basel
Phone: +41 61 225 51 51
Fax: +41 61 225 51 52
Monday-Friday 8:00-17:00 CET

For technical questions or registration to EudraVigilance:
EudraVigilance helpdesk for Sponsors
Eudravigilance registration team

Hotel & Travel 

Attendees are kindly requested to make their own reservation. Recommended hotel:

Hilton London Docklands Riverside
265 Rotherhithe Street
London SE16 5HW
Tel: +44 20 7231 1001
Fax: +44 20 7231 0599
Email: reservations.docklands@hilton.com

Special negotiated DIA rate for participants of the EudraVigilance courses is GBP 139.00 per single room incl. breakfast and VAT (GBP 149.00 for double occupancy). Please book your room at least 30 days before arrival through this link.
For reservations after that date, please contact Beatriz Martinez at: beatriz01.martinez@Hilton.com
The hotel is situated opposite of Canary Wharf conveniently connected by a shuttle boat. 

The course takes place at:
The European Medicines Agency (EMA)
30 Churchill Place
Canary Wharf
E14 5EU London
Please click here for a map on how to find the EMA.
Closest DLR and tube (Jubilee line) station is Canary Wharf. Pease calculate a delay of 05-10 minutes to enter the EMA building (special security procedure) and note that it is not possible to enter the building before 8.00 am.

Special Offers 

A special discount for SMEs on the standard rate is available. It is not possible to receive this discount when booking online. To proof your status as SME, a confirmation of the European Medicines Agency is necessary.

Multiple course discount available if booked together with the three-day EudraVigilance training course.


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Day 1 Thursday, Nov 20, 2014

  • 9:00AM - 10:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Course Introduction, Introduction to EudraVigilance, Registration to EudraVigilance
  • 9:15AM - 10:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Regulatory Background, General Terms and Definitions, eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product Report Message, (XEVMPRM) Data Set, Operation Types, Data Quality, Data Ownership
  • 10:00AM - 10:45AM (GMT Standard Time)

    Database Architecture, Roles of the eXtended EudraVigilance Medicinal Product, Dictionary (XEVMPD) within EudraVigilance, Data Collection Process
  • 11:00AM - 12:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    How to enter product data in the XEVMPD using the EVWEB tool, How to enter an organisation (MAH and Sponsor), How to enter a substance (an approved and a development substance), translations and synonyms
  • 1:30PM - 5:45PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Examples of different types of authorised medicinal products, Nationally authorised medicinal product, Medicinal product authorised through the mutual recognition procedure, Centrally authorised medicinal product, Investigational Medicinal Product (Develo

Day 2 Friday, Nov 21, 2014

  • 8:45AM - 9:30AM (GMT Standard Time)

    How to perform simple and advanced queries in the XEVMPD using the EudraVigilance Web-based application (EVWEB)
  • 9:30AM - 11:00AM (GMT Standard Time)

    How to maintain product data in the XEVMPD using EVWEB, How to use the operation type “withdraw” for an authorised medicinal product
  • 11:30AM - 1:30PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Example how to use the operation type “update” for substance (including the handling of translations and synonyms), Example how to use the operation type “update” for an organisation
  • 2:30PM - 5:00PM (GMT Standard Time)

    Knowledge Evaluation, Part 1: Multiple Choice Questions, Part 2: Product Report Exam Case

Registration Fees 

Other Fees

Government (Full Time)
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