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Introduction To Pharmacokinetics For The Non-Specialist

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2 days
Professional Training

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Introduction To Pharmacokinetics For The Non-Specialist - 2-day Course by PTI

Designing clinical trials or preparing a drug submission dossier requires a clear understanding of pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD). This two-day course is designed to fill the knowledge gap present throughout biotech and pharmaceutical industries and integrate PK/PD knowledge into the development process.

The first part of this course is designed to introduce delegates to the driving concepts and methodologies behind PK/PD studies. In the second day of this course participants will examine the impact and importance of PK/PD studies on a number of drug development phases. Delegates will cover effective approaches for utilizing data, as well as go/no go decision and designing later stage clinical trials protocols.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This training course is aimed at professionals in the pharmaceuticals industry specialising in R&D.


This Introduction to Pharmacokinetics for the Non-specialist course assumes no prior knowledge of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics.

Training Course Content

Topics for this Introduction to Pharmacokinetics course include:

  • Reduce early, or late stage, set backs in the registration procedure read more
  • PK data to the go/no go decision
  • Reasoning behind PK analysis and the vital data it produces
  • PK/PD from the view of the regulators
  • Understand the basic terminology and the measurements taken to give PK data
  • Differences between preclinical and clinical PK analysis
  • The increasing importance of this fascinating subject
  • Practical applications of PK/PD in the workplace
  • Explore PK issues arising from biologics

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The cost of this training course is £1595 + VAT per participant, which covers tuition and course materials.

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PTI - Pharmaceutical Training International can also deliver this course as in-house training for your company. You can reduce costs, enhance accessibility to training resources and better address your company’s own business goals with a tailored PTI training package.

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PTI - Pharmaceutical Training International

PTI - Pharmaceutical Training International - Training for the Pharma Industry

PTI is the global leader in professional education for the pharmaceutical industry, delivering a broad course portfolio that covers the industry spectrum: R&D, Clinical Development, Generics, Bio-pharmaceuticals, fine Chemicals, Agro-chemicals, Medical Devices, Animal Health, Manufacturing and Regulations. PTI's open courses,...

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Average rating 4.6

Based on 11 reviews

Non-Clinical Assessor, MHRA
Very well delivered! Pitched at the right level to include everyone. An excellent refresher. Would definitely recommend!
Clinical Development Director, Daiichi Sankyo Development Ltd
This course was recommended by a colleague. The trainer was excellent and the course provided a good foundation of knowledge.
Project  Leader, CoBioRes
Really enjoyed approaching PK from a non-mathematical point of view. The approach was concentual and organised to provide essential information to design and interpret a PK study.
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