March 17, 2014
-- Bayer forecasts an 8 percent growth in pharmaceutical revenue through 2016 on higher sales of new medicines. “I’m particularly confident about our health care business thanks to the encouraging development of the five pharmaceutical products we have recently launched,” Chief Executive Officer Marijn Dekkers said in the statement. With that said, companies with an increase in sales are always looking for a greater sales force to handle all the new incoming demand.
Qualified or aspiring pharmaceutical sales applicants should be familiar with clinical pharmacology, medical terminology, plus rules and regulations for selling pharmaceuticals to effectively sell to healthcare professionals. Applicants who have no previous pharmaceutical sales experience but who have acquired industry sales training,
The NAPSRx has developed a program to educate candidates so that they will be able to differentiate themselves from other candidates. The majority of entry level candidates do not know enough about the pharmaceutical industry, drug patents, FDA regulations, CDER regulations, laws governing the pharmaceutical industry, the anatomy, pharmaceutical terms and abbreviations, drug sampling rules, effective physician selling skills, who to contact at pharmaceutical companies, general interview questions, etc.
Students can take the course directly through the NAPSRx by correspondence/
online or it is also offered through over 300 colleges and universities (including Texas State University, Mississippi State University, University of North Dakota, Washburn University, University of Nebraska, University of Mississippi, University of Central Florida, Indiana University, plus hundreds more) You can take advantage of the CNPR course now by ordering directly through the NAPSRx and the correspondence training will be shipped immediately.
For more information regarding pharmaceutical sales training please contact the NAPSRx directly at 800-284-1060.