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The importance of MedDRA for Clinical Data Management

The importance of MedDRA for Clinical Data Management

October 13
Time: 08:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EST | 17:00 CET | 21:30 IST


This webinar will take participants on a journey through the features of MedDRA and the associated tools including the MedDRA browser. It will focus on Coding Conventions, Upversioning, and the associated tools. The session will cover:

  • MedDRA background
  • Coding Conventions and the MedDRA Term Selection: Points to Consider (PTC)
  • MedDRA Versioning
  • MedDRA Tools-Demonstrations
The presentation will utilize polls in order to be interactive and will include a live demo of the tools available to users including the MedDRA browser.


  1. Obtain a basic understanding of the structure, scope, and maintenance of MedDRA
  2. Identify the tools available with MedDRA
  3. Obtain a basic understanding of the MedDRA Term Selection: Points to Consider Document
  4. Obtain a basic knowledge around navigating the MedDRA browser


This webinar is intended for beginners that would like a basic understanding of the MedDRA dictionary and the associated MedDRA browser or intermediate users that would like a refresher. 


Nicole Fornarotto
Independent Consultant, Global Terminology Consulting

Nicole Fornarotto is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Biology and a minor in Kinesiology. Nicole has spent her career working with MedDRA in a variety of roles inlcuding leading Medical Coding teams in Clinical and Post-Marketing.


SCDM is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program. Participants are eligible to receive CEUs upon attendance and successful completion of a web-based assessment within 30 days after the webinar. CEUs are not granted after the 30-day assessment deadline.

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