Medicinal Chemistry and Therapeutics - QP Module

NSF International, Pharmaceutical Services
Course summary
4.5 days
3,330 GBP excl. VAT
Open / Scheduled
Next available date: 25/11/2019 - Brighton
Course Dates
3,330 GBP
23/11/2020 08:30 
3,330 GBP

Course description

Medicinal Chemistry and Therapeutics - QP Module

Originally designed for the QP, this training course is essential knowledge for qualified persons and all those working with pharmaceuticals. Demystify reference material from Patient Information Leaflets to Data Sheets. This intensive course will provide an understanding and break through the terminology.
If you work in a leadership role in the industry it is vital that you understand the impact of your products on your patients.

This intensive course will provide you with an understanding, and break through the terminology:

How the body works – what goes wrong – how therapies work

Covering the most commonly prescribed therapeutics on the market today

Essential knowledge to help understand reference material and make decisions, covering cross-contamination risk, product risk, patient risk, quality and operator risk and facility design

This course will be five days of interactive, detailed, case study-based education.

This course is approved by the Royal Society of Chemistry as suitable for their members’ CPD.

*All of NSF's pharmaceutical training courses can be brought on-site, tailored to your key concerns and delivered at a time that suits you.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The Aspiring Qualified Person

  • Our training is generally considered as the best available and our QPs are held in high regard within the industry.
  • As well as being accepted in the UK, our training courses are well known and accepted by several other EU countries, including Ireland, The Netherlands, Austria, Hungary and Malta.
  • You are more likely to become a QP with us than with any other training provider!

The Pharmaceutical Technical Professional

  • Not all the people attending these courses intend to become QPs. Many use the training to develop as technical managers within other areas of pharmaceutical manufacture and control.
  • Many industry professionals from a range of disciplines attend the courses as part of their Continuing Professional Development. Taken with some of our other QP modules, this course is designed to lead to Postgraduate Certificate, Diploma and MSc qualifications.

Training Course Content

The Body and How it Works

  • Cell structure and function
  • Human physiology and body functions
  • Introduction to the nervous system
  • Introduction to the heart and cardiovascular system

Major Disease States

  • Review of disease states that can affect the body, e.g.
  • Heart
  • Respiratory tract
  • Inflammatory diseases
  • Gastro-intestinal tract
  • Diseases of the CNS

Medicinal Products and How they Affect the Body

  • Basis of drug therapy – receptor theory
  • The autonomic nervous system
  • Classification of medicinal substances by therapeutic area:
  • Resp
  • Gastro-intestinal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Endocrine
  • CNS
  • Musculoskeletal and joint disease
  • Anaesthesia
  • Pharmacological effects

Other Relevant Issues

  • Adulteration and cross-contamination
    Cleaning and cleaning validation – approaches for a multi-product facility

We provide an optional post-course assessment.


Multiple participant and early bird booking discounts available. Discounts also offered to NHS staff, regulators and charities.

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The Georgian House, 22/24 West End
YO62 6AF York


Anthony James, Norgine, UK
A really good week, with a good level of information. This has given me the foundations on which to build on, something that was missing prior to this. Overall an excellent experience.
Beth Halliday, Penn Pharmaceutical Services, UK
Medicinal Chemistry was my first QP module and I thoroughly enjoyed it. It’s very personal and supportive. Looking forward to the next one.
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