Insights of Covid


Insights on Covid 19, prevention strategies and therapeutical approach

The course aims to provide the essential information regarding the COronaVIrus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic, ranging from epidemiology to pathophysiology of the disease, from testing to clinical presentation of disease, from treatment guidelines to current approved vaccines and other prevention strategies.

Learning objectives

Understand the current epidemiology of COVID-19;

Evaluate the best non-pharmacologic prevention measures;

Understand the clinical presentation of disease, including the categories that are at increased risk of severe or critical infection;

Know the current treatment guidelines, based on current evidences;

Understand the mechanism of action, safety, effectiveness and age-related benefit/risk ratio of currently approved vaccines for COVID-19

Schedule Time

09:30 – 12:30



  • Current epidemiology of COVID-19
  • Taxonomy of coronavirus that can cause disease in humans
  • SARS CoV2 infection and immune response
  • SARS CoV2 infection – signs, symptoms, and clinical presentation
  • COVID-19 treatment guidelines
  • Vaccines overview

The course is addressed to professional of Life Science who wish to deepen their knowledge on the COVID-19 pandemic and on the prevention strategies; it represents a good opportunity for pharma professionals of R&D, Pharmacovigilance, Marketing, Regulatory areas.

Raffaele Cerbini
Dr. Raffaele Cerbini is a physician, with graduate specialization in Internal and Emergency Medicine and he has also earned an Executive Master in Business Administration. He worked over ten years in the Academic environment and he has over sixteen years of experience in Medical Affairs Department of Pharmaceutical Companies, with broad experience in international and multicultural settings. He has in-depth knowledge in pharmaceutical business, fulfilling with success roles of increasing responsibilities in Italy (including the role of Qualified Person for Scientific Service, with related responsibilities towards AIFA) and at international level. In recent years he studied and deepened his knowledge about the techniques of cell and gene therapy.


Advance payment is required with respect to the event date by bank transfer to BANCO BPM Spa – Florence (Italy), IBAN: IT90U0503402815000000001400, Bic/SWIFT: BAPPIT21G74 made payable to Pharma Education Center S.r.l., Via dei Pratoni 16, 50018 Scandicci (FI), VAT number 02173670486, specifying event title along with name and surname of the participant enrolling. Attendance to the event will be allowed upon payment received. Invoice of payment will be issued after the second half of the month after the course. For further information and/or further assistance please contact (+39) 055 7224179 or email:

If the minimum number of participants is not reached, Pharma Education Center reserves the right to cancel or schedule the event for another date. Formal communication will be given within 5 days before the event date. In this case Pharma Education Center will refound the registration fee in full and without additional charges. Alternatively, the participant can request a spendable coupon for participating in another PEC event scheduled in the current year.

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