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Prescription Drug Regulation, Cost, and Access: Current Controversies in Context

Teacher

Aaron Kesselheim

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NYR/5
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$Free: Add a Verified Certificate for $99 USD
https://www.edx.org/course/prescription-drug-regulation-cost-and-access-curre

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NYR

Duration

8 Weeks

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On demand video

Key controversies over how prescription drugs are developed and marketed, and why those controversies exist The FDA — its history, public health role, and rules affecting prescription drugs in the US The process of discovering, testing, and approving innovative drugs, including various perspectives on the criteria used for drug approval The cost of prescription drugs, including the factors affecting a drug’s market exclusivity period and the availability and use of affordable generic drugs Safety evaluation of prescription drugs using “real world” data Current topics stirring debate over the scope of FDA regulation, such as dietary supplements, special classes of prescription drugs, and “right to try” laws that allow patients to obtain drugs prior to FDA approval Prescription drug marketing rules and the effect of drug promotion on the behavior of physicians and patients

Instructors

Aaron Kesselheim|Jonathan Darrow|Ameet Sarpatwari

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