Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist (BCMAS) Canada

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In a new BenchSmart™ report entitled BENCHMARK STUDY ON MEDICAL AFFAIRS IN THE CANADIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY;

“Participants recommended offering Medical Affairs training and certification to those interested in developing the competencies necessary for a future career in MA.”

The ACMA Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist Program (BCMAS) offers an in depth perspective on the dynamic role medical affairs plays in scientific exchange and data generation. This thought-provoking entirely online program encompasses the most comprehensive overview of the integral concepts necessary to be successful as a medical affairs professional in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries. This program also includes important topics such as health economics outcomes research, regulatory affairs, clinical trial design, and presentation and communication skills.

The BCMAS program connects you to the clinical knowledge real-world experience, and leadership skills needed to be successful within the pharmaceutical industry’s clinical medical affairs space.

What Does the BCMAS Indicate?

  • Improved professional stature & credibility
  • Recognition as an advanced medical affairs professional
  • Your commitment to continued professional development
  • Thorough understanding of Pharma Industry ethics & compliance standards

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

After completing the program, the participant will be able to:

  • Develop critical and strategic thinking that is necessary to understand how medical affairs operates and integrates with other functions
  • Acquire knowledge of medical affairs practices that are necessary to guide in the development, implementation, and evaluation of both data dissemination and presentation strategies: this will enhance HCP knowledge and ultimately improve patient care
  • Develop the leadership and management skill necessary to facilitate socio-scientific and organizational change within your institution
  • Enhance knowledge in both regulatory and compliance issues related to publications, clinical trials, drug development, and interactions with health care providers

WHO CAN TAKE THE COURSE?

The program is recommended for: medical affairs professionals/MSLs and clinical development/clinical operations professionals and those who aspire to these positions.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Current MSLs and MA personnel
  • Non doctoral-degree with relevant industry experience
  • Graduated with a PharmD, MD, DO, or PhD from an accredited program

EXAM INFORMATION

The BCMAS Certification Exam is a proctored, three-hour on-line exam administered online with ProctorU. The exam has three sections:

  • Multiple choice questions
  • Case studies
  • True and False

What will I need for the exam:

  • Calculator
  • Pencil/Pen
  • Web camera

EXAM SCHEDULING

The exam can be scheduled at any time that is convenient for the learner’s schedule through ProctorU.

NOTE

This course will count towards CCPE awards but is not eligible for CCPE medals

Course Features

  • Suggested Hours of Study 20
  • Quizzes 0
  • Suggested Hours of Study 40 hours
  • Course Completion 6 months
  • Course Format E-Learning
  • RxTx No
  • Language English
  • C.E. Credits What is this? 4

Exam Details

  • Time Limit 3 hrs (see exam info)
  • Passing Grade 70 %

Pricing

  • Price $2600 CDN
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