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IPPOSI Patient Education Programme 2019 – now open for applications

Uncategorized | Posted on: 6 November, 2018

The call for applications to the 2019 IPPOSI Patient Education Programme in Health Innovation is now open. This 10-month blended-learning education programme, the first of its kind in Ireland, runs from January to November 2019 on a number of IPPOSI-relevant topics. 

The programme is being led by IPPOSI, in partnership with a number of education partners, and will cover the following topics:

1. Understanding Clinical Trials – delivered by the University College Dublin Clinical Research Centre

2. Regulatory Affairs, Medicinal Product / Medical Device Safety, and Pharmacovigilance – delivered by the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA)

3. Health Technology Assessment principles and practices – delivered by the Dept. of Medicine & Therapeutics, Trinity College Dublin, in association with the National Centre for Pharmacoeconomics (NCPE)

All of the information you need to complete the application – including a Guide for Applicants, a link to the online application form – and last year’s instructional webinar are available on the IPPOSI website at the link below.

The closing date for applications is midnight, Sunday 18th November 2019. Apply here

PLEASE NOTE:

Applications will be accepted from:

Employees/volunteers of patient organisations in the Republic of Ireland

Patients with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition who is not affiliated with a patient organisation and who participates or intends to participate in projects / activities / committees etc. to represent his/her personal experience as a patient and/or the perspective of an informal group of patients

Family member / carer (not affiliated with a patient organisation) of a patient with a chronic and/or lifelong illness/condition who participates or intends to participate in projects / activities / committees/etc. to represent patients.

Please examine all of the supporting documents on the IPPOSI website before making your application to ensure eligibility, and a thorough understanding of the commitments involved.