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Drug Discovery, Development, and Pharmacotherapy eLearning Series

Pharmaceutical scientists have been on the cutting edge of applying translational sciences in drug discovery and development for years. This course will benefit anyone with an interest in drug discovery and development, particularly those interested in how translational techniques are currently applied to discover and develop new drugs.—Adrian J. Fretland, Ph.D.

Module OverviewCourse Overview | Pricing | CE Credit  

Module Overview

  1. Introduction and Overview of Translational Sciences 
  2. Drug Discovery and Early Development 
  3. First in Human and Early Clinical Trials 
  4. Clinical Drug Development 
  5. Managing the Innovation of Translational Sciences 
  6. Role of Pharmacists in Applied Translational Sciences 

Course Overview

The full course features innovative technologies and translational sciences to streamline drug discovery, development, and therapeutics. By introducing the field of translational sciences to pharmaceutical scientists and pharmacists through state-of-the-art lectures on basic principles and clear case studies in which these technologies are applied to improve the efficiency of bringing new drugs to patients this eCourse:

  • Provides an overview of translational sciences,
  • Reviews applications of translational sciences that improve drug discovery, development, and therapeutic applications, with a focus on transitions within phases of development,
  • Describes effective approaches to managing the innovations of translational sciences in the context of the emerging landscape of the pharmaceutical industry, and
  • Highlights the role of the pharmacist in bringing translational sciences to clinical practice.

See a full listing of the individual lecture titles, instructors, reviewers, and CORE team members. 


This series can be purchased by individual lecture, module, or full course!

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Purchase Type  Per Lecture Price  Full Course Price  
Introductory Price $119 $2,154
AAPS Member $99 $1,725
Student/Academic $51 $975


Bulk Pricing

Bulk Pricing is available. For bulk pricing information, contact eLearning@aaps.org.

Continuing Education Credit for Pharmacists

Pharmacists can receive 29 hours of continuing education credit for completing this ecourse! CE Credit is also available per module!

Purchase Type   Full Course Price with CE Credit  
Introductory Price  $2,154 + $180 = $2,334
AAPS Member  $1,725 + $180 = $1,905
Student/Academic  $975 + $180 = $1,155


Per Module Pricing with CE Credit 

Purchase Type  Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 6
Introductory Price  $640  $640 $516  $640 $392 $516
AAPS Member  $540  $540 $540  $540 $332 $436
Student/Academic  $300  $300 $300  $300 $188 $244


For more information, download a description of the course objectives and continuing education credits (PDF).


The Division of Pharmacy Professional Development at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program has been approved for a maximum of 29 hours (2.9 CEUs)* of pharmacy continuing education credit. Credit is based on documented program completion of the course materials and an electronic version of the Program Evaluation/Post-Assessment with automatic electronic submitted of credit information to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.

Universal activity numbers:

Module 1: 0073-9999-14-572-H04-P (5.5 hours, 0.55 CEUs)*
Module 2: 0073-9999-14-573-H04-P (6.0 hours, 0.6 CEUs)*
Module 3: 0073-9999-14-574-H04-P (4.0 hours, 0.4 CEUs)*
Module 4: 0073-9999-14-575-H04-P (5.75 hours, 0.575 CEUs)*
Module 5: 0073-9999-14-576-H04-P (3.25 hours, 0.325 CEUs)*
Module 6: 0073-9999-14-577-H04-P (4.5 hours, 0.45 CEUs)*

Expiration date: October 27, 2016