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MedDRA Training for Data Managers and Associate Roles: How is MedDRA used for analysis?

ONLINE WEBINAR · November 22, 2022, 08:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EST | 17:00 CET | 21:30 IST
MedDRA Training for Data Managers and Associate Roles: How is MedDRA used for analysis?
    Session Overview: This three-part webinar series will provide a comprehensive and practical overview of what MedDRA is and how it is used.
This webinar is part of a series of three one-hour webinars followed by a Q&A session.

The webinar series will provide a comprehensive and practical overview of what MedDRA is and how it is used. Training is intended for Data Managers and associated roles, not to teach specialist coders how to code.

    Each module will comprise:
  • Knowledge topics
  • Demonstration with examples
  • Signpost to guidelines, supporting resources and references
  • Guidance on handling coding related challenges and questions

    Webinar 3 - How is MedDRA used for analysis? on November 22, 2022
  • MedDRA Data Retrieval and Presentation: Points to Consider
  • MedDRA browser analysis features
  • Version upgrade schedule impact on clinical trials
  • Dictionary upgrade processes
  • MedDRA Version Analysis Tool (MVAT)
  • MedDRA Best Practices Guide
  • Access to useful resources – website link

Webinar 1 - What is MedDRA and the MSSO? on November 8, 2022
Webinar 2 - How is MedDRA used for coding? on November 15, 2022

You can attend one or several of the webinars in this series. Participants who wish to attend the entire series of three webinars will receive a 25% discount on the total price of the webinars. Please contact if you wish to attend the three webinars, and we will provide you with your discount code.
What You'll Learn
  • 1. Understand the background, structure and scope of MedDRA and its importance in the collection, analysis and presentation of safety data.
  • 2. Justify decisions that relate to coding and dictionary management, with reference to Best Practice documentation and ICH-endorsed guidelines.
  • 3. Have awareness of the tools and services provided as part of a MedDRA subscription, enabling contribution to strategic discussions about the practical use of MedDRA for coding and analysis.
  • 4. Assess the impact of MedDRA version upgrades on clinical trials and advise on the optimum approach with consideration of timing, resources and data quality.
Who Should Attend
Data managers at all levels and associated roles, wishing to enhance their awareness of MedDRA and coding-related best practice. Any roles seeking an overview of MedDRA purpose and application, using related tools and documentation, for both coding and data analysis. Training is not intended to teach designated coders how to code.

Meet the Speaker
Jane Knight
Clinical Associate, MSSO
Jane is a qualified General Nurse and holds an undergraduate degree in Social Psychology and postgraduate degrees in Health Psychology and Digital Education.

She gained industry experience of using MedDRA as part of her role as Coding Team Leader at Roche Products Limited from 1999 to 2012.

Since 2008, Jane has worked with the MedDRA Support Services Organisation (MSSO), creating and delivering a variety of training events. She is also part of the Help Desk team which provides support to MedDRA users via email and online chat.
Throughout her career, Jane has been involved in various coding-related industry groups including the European Industry MedDRA User Group and the Association for Clinical Data Management Coding & Dictionaries Special Interest Group, which she founded in 2001.
Earn CEUs
SCDM is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this education program. Participants are eligible to receive CEUs upon successful completion of the digital assessment questionnaire linked to this session, within 30 days after the purchase of the conference session.

SCDM members: $50
Non-members: $175

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