A training program combining theory and practice

The patient engagement industry training is an accredited innovative learning program that will concretely help start your patient engagement journey or take it to the next level.


Dedicated to anyone

The training is dedicated to anyone working in the pharmaceutical or medtech sector. From the R&D specialist to the sales guru, from the personal assistant to the compliance expert, from the factory clerk to the HR lead.


Meaningful patient engagement

Discover what is meaningful patient engagement, why is everyone talking about it like the next big thing, who is doing it, and how to get it right within your company with concrete tools, examples and practical exercises.

This training is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Medical Affairs (ACMA)

Are you a Board Certified Medical Affairs Specialist (BCMAS) or Medical Science Liaison (MSL)?
Enter your professional license number during the sign-up process to receive your IACET CE Units.

4 modules available
No matter your patient engagement expertise, there is something available for you

Level 1 - short version
Patient Engagement Basics A 15-minute introduction to patient engagement

Get a general idea of what is meaningful patient engagement and who can contribute to it.

  • 15 minutes
    • Certification
  • Available in 7 languages
Level 1
Patient Engagement Value What is patient engagement and how to get it right

Learn to define when patient engagement happens, who should do it and when patients should be involved.

  • 45 minutes
  • Certification
  • Divided into chapters
  • Workbook provided
  • Accredited by ACMA for 0.5 IACET CE Units
Level 2
Patient Engagement in Practice Your first step to making it happen

Operationalize the patient engagement fundamentals acquired in the first training level and understand how to apply them in your day-to-day work.

  • 90 minutes
  • Certification
  • Divided into chapters, with practical exercises
  • Workbook provided
  • Accredited by ACMA for two IACET CE Units
Level 3
Patient Engagement Training and Resources Repository

A selection of patient engagement training courses and educational materials

Deepen your patient engagement knowledge. Explore the repository.

  • 140 resources
  • Sourced, reviewed and recommended by a multi-stakeholder group
  • Available in Synapse, the patient engagement network
  • Modular training on specific activities, conditions, and populations.

Making everything easier for you

That sounds great, but I really don’t have time for another training now. Don’t worry, you can do it at your own pace and even get a certification in the end. The training is divided into short chapters, with interactive content and videos making everything easier for you.

Not convinced yet?
Check out why this training is so needed:

nullInvolving patients in a meaningful way will not only determine the quality of the medical solution but will also increase performance in various phases of the medicines development

Drug development may once have been daunted by the prospect of patient engagement – indeed, cost and compliance were common reasons for avoiding it entirely, but this mindset is shifting

This training programme for health industry professionals will give you the context and scope to understand the potential and benefits of patient engagement

Meaningful patient engagement requires the proper tools and methods and this co-created training programme can help you understand the industry standards


The Patient Engagement Industry Training was requested and endorsed by 7 pharma companies from the PFMD partnership, and co-created together with EUPATI and other stakeholders.