Qualified Professional in Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety (QPDS)

Land the Drug Safety position YOU are passionate about! QPDS is tailored to be exactly as the industry demands and enter any interview with full confidence!

Learning Path to be Qualified Professional in Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety (QPDS)

Drug safety is the future

Land the Drug Safety position YOU are passionate about

We know the struggle to get a foot in the door of the huge pharmaceutical industry; that’s why we have tailored this QPDS certificate pathway to be exactly as the industry demands and enter any interview with full confidence!

Everything You Need

  • 25 lessons with video and text.

  • 50 downloadable handouts and guidelines.

  • Quizzes after each lesson to ensure optimal learning.

  • 6 months access to all lessons, files, PDF and videos.

  • 14-day money back guarantee–no questions asked.

  • Accredible certificate and digital badge.

  • 1 year free membership at the American Society of Pharmacovigilance

All of the above for a one-time payment:

You are only few steps away from your PV and Drug Safety job!

Recognized by the American Society of Pharmacovigilance, QPDS for all people from medical field, pharmaceutical field, scientific field or in any other field!

Common Questions

The certificate is delivered by experienced trainers in the field who know the most critical aspects affecting PV employees firsthand. Throughout the training sessions, practical examples and frequently asked questions will be addressed through a rigorous and practical approach, our course will treat another different subject such as the international context of pharmacovigilance, and sources of information in pharmacovigilance, in order to document signal detection, ICSRs, PSURs, Referrals and more, presenting practical situations which may impact on daily activities.  We will also be talking about the latest updates national and international guidance (FDA, EMA,…) for signal detection in pharmacovigilance, with practical examples of medical evaluation in signal management, focusing also on the issues most frequently encountered.

Increasing demand across the world for skilled professionals who can carry out surveillance safety trials and make reliable reports by leveraging the technological advancements in the field.

According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. released in January 2021, the global pharmacovigilance market size was valued at 6.33$ billion and expected to reach 14.95$ billion by 2028 with North America as the leading market for pharmacovigilance.

This Certification is designed for graduates who have a scientific background (MD, PharmD, nurses, BAC in science/biologic,…  aspiring to make a career in Pharmacovigilance/Drug Safety/Patient Safety.

Not easily and it depends on the candidate him/herself and previous pharmaceutical experience. It depends also on the company too. A big company with a large pipeline needs someone with an extensive knowledge and experience. A mid-size company or a biotech or a CRO need someone with knowledge and less experience….and of course the salary is not the same.

If you’re targeting PV …. Do it with PV folks first then QA, RA, Medical… as a PV professional might work cross functionally. In the course, we help you bring/develop the most relevant skills needed in PV work. 

Launched in November 2020

RxCourse platform is developed as a learning social media we can interact easily, follow each other, send personal messages too, you will be automatically enrolled Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety group.

We don’t guarantee a job as hiring process depends at 50% on the candidate’s personality. However, even the course was officially launched in Nov 2020 and that the hiring process take 3-4 months, we do the best we can (references, connecting, advising….) to help our students achieving their ultimate goal: get their PV job!

Success Story

  • Success story of Pinak Joshi with his photo
  • Success story of Pinak Joshi and his background
  • Success story of Pinak Joshi and his struggle before joining the course
  • Success story of Pinak Joshi the struggle

Do you still have questions?

You can book a 30 minutes consultation with Dr. Omar Aimer

About Instructor

Dr. Omar Aimer

Has over 10 years of experience focusing on Quality Assurance and Risk Management of Medical Devices in the hospital environment and more than 8 years in Pharmacovigilance. He has a Master of Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety from Paris Descartes University with a strong knowledge of the European Medicine Agency's Pharmacovigilance Regulation and Good Pharmacovigilance Practices, and 5 years of experience in Pharmacovigilance in France (ANSM and Hospitals). Omar has 11 years of experience as a lecturer on Pharmacology in Algiers (Algeria) and Clinical Research in Versailles (France) and Organized Pharmacovigilance workshops in Montreal Canada. Since 2017, he works as a Pharmacovigilance Specialist Pharmaceutical Industry in Canada. Omar is an author and international speaker about the impact of Artificial Intelligence on Pharmacovigilance. He is currently leading projects for pharmacovigilance training and mentoring students at McGill University. In 2020, Omar earned a Certification on Improving Global Health Focusing on Quality and Safety from Harvard University. He is also an active member of the International and North American Society of Pharmacovigilance.

5 Courses

Not Enrolled

Course Includes

  • 4 Lessons
  • Course Certificate

Ratings and Reviews

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3 Ratings
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
Allan Kuzhikala
Posted 2 months ago
Excellent course!

A great course imparting comprehensive, in-depth, and updated knowledge of different PV regulations and guidelines, processing steps, and software. Will definitely recommend it to people looking to get into the PV sector.

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Arcelia Alvarez
Posted 3 months ago
Amazing resource on the job search

I was not expecting to find such a useful guidance. This module is a must for anyone who is looking for a job or to boost their career. It’s plenty of resources and good advices. I found it encouraging.

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Saly Dahab
Posted 6 months ago
Excellent course

Excellent course and Dr. Omar Aimer provides thorough information on PV science and regulations not only for USA but also for Canada and Europe. This course is very helpful for starting new career in PV starting from the basics which is very important start. Being an online course, allowed me to take the course in less than 6 months in my own time. Thank you Dr. Omar

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