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Measuring Quality Culture Maturity? Learn how!

Oct 24 - Oct 25, 2019
Gothenburg, Sweden

  • Education
  • Europe

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Overview

Is the PDA Quality Culture Maturity Assessment Tool something that may be of help to your company? There are many situations where you need to have an answer to the question how mature your quality system and quality culture in your company are.

You may be engaged in a bidding contest or a preferred supplier selection process and the contract giver ask for a solid answer facing a customer audit and Quality Culture is already on the agenda scheduling an audit from an authority which is trained on the PDA tool (e.g. FDA and MHRA). With the PDA assessment tool, you can be sure to have the necessary answers!

Join your colleagues in industry for this active learning course to

  • Learn why Quality Culture is important to patients and to your bottom line.
  • Understand how Regulators are using quality culture information
  • Be informed on current quality culture research across industry
  • Understand the linkage between mature quality attributes and culture behaviors
  • Practice using the PDA tool to assess a manufacturing site through role-playing simulation
You will leave prepared to plan and execute an assessment at your own site!

Agenda

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Thursday, 24 October 2019

    9:00
    Welcome & Icebreaker


    9:30
    Vision & Background


    10:00
    Audit Logistics and Tools


    10:30
    Coffee Break

    11:00
    Characteristics of a Successful Assessor


    11:30
    Intro to Case Study and Mock Assessment


    12:15
    Lunch Break

    Case Study Assessment

    13:15
    Employee Ownership and Engagement (4 metrics)

    • Understanding quality goals
    • Staff Empowerment and Engagement

    14:15
    Leadership Commitment (4 metrics)

    • Commitment to Quality
    • Enabling Resources

    Continuous Improvement (3 metrics)

    • CAPA Robustness
    • Clear Quality Objectives

    15:15
    Coffee Break

    15:45
    Technical Excellence (4 metrics)

    • Utilization of new technologies
    • Maturity of systems

    17:30
    End of Day 1

  • Friday, 25 October 2019

    Case Study Assessment Continues

    9:00
    Quality Communication and Collaboration (5 metrics)

    • Quality Communications
    • Management Review and Metrics
    • Internal Stakeholder Feedback
    • Collaboration with Assessors (optional)

    10:30
    Health Authority Engagement


    10:45
    Coffee Break

    11:15
    Getting Site Management Involved and Setting Expectations


    11:45
    Wrap Up -- Feedback


    12:15
    End of Course and Farewell Lunch

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    More information coming soon.

  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    More information coming soon.

  • Accreditation

    Accreditation

    Continuing Education for Pharmacists

    ACPE PDA is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants may sign up to receive Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) credits. To do so, participants must sign in at the beginning of the program, submit the provided evaluation forms and mail the CPE credit request to the address stated on the form. Attendees must be present at the full event to receive Continuing Pharmacy Education credit, which will be awarded as follows:

    PDA # / ACPE # / CEUs:
    Type of Activity: Not Applicable

    ALERT   ACPE and NABP developed the CPE Monitor that allows pharmacists to electronically track their continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credits. The CPE Monitor will reject any CPE credit requests submitted past 60 days from date of ACPE-accredited activity. Always submit CPE activity claims as soon as possible. For more information, please visit the ACPE or NABP website.
    Continuing Education for Professional Engineers
    New Jersey

    PDA is an approved provider by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors to offer courses to New Jersey Professional Engineers for Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) credit. Following the full participation in this course, participants will receive a Certificate of Accomplishment specifying the number of CPC credits that may be awarded. This certificate can be submitted as verification of completion to the Board for license renewal.

    The credit value of this course is CPC credits.
    North Carolina

    PDA is recognized by the North Carolina Board of Examiners for Engineers and Surveyors as an Approved Sponsor of Continuing Professional Competency (CPC) activities for Professional Engineers licensed by North Carolina. To receive a Certificate of Accomplishment specifying the number of Professional Development Hours (PDH) that may be awarded, course participants must request the North Carolina Board of Examiners evaluation form from PDA staff. This form must be completed onsite at the conclusion of the course and returned to PDA staff.

    The credit value of this course is PDH credits.

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The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Gothia Towers Hotel

Mässans Gata 24
Gothenburg, Sweden

The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Gothia Towers Hotel
  • Accommodations

    The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre Gothia Towers Hotel
    Mässans Gata 24
    41294 Gothenburg, Sweden


    Hotel Accommodation

    optiMICE is the official housing provider for The Universe of Pre-filled Syringes and Injection Devices 2019. We recognize that attendees have many options with area hotels, and that you may be looking only at the per night cost in making your decision. However, we encourage you to understand the importance and recognize the benefits of selecting the conference hotel.

    You can book your Hotel Accomodation here!

  • Amenities

How to Get Here

By Air

Nearest Airport: Gothenburg-Landvetter Airport - GOT
Airport Phone: +46 10 109 31 00

By Car

22.9 km, 20 min by car. Gothia Towers is located at Mässans gata 24, Göteborg.

E6/E20 (from the north) and road 45 (from Karlstad): On arriving in Gothenburg, turn off when you see the sign for Mässan Scandinavium Liseberg. Take the first exit on the left, then turn right on to Örgrytevägen and then take the next right exit for the hotel.

E6/E20 (from the south) and road 40 (from Borås): On arriving in Gothenburg, turn off when you see the sign for Mässan Scandinavium Liseberg. Take the second exit on the right for the hotel.

Other Options

Flygbussarna airport coach: to Korsvägen/the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre, opposite the hotel.

Public transportation: Korsvägen stop, 100 meters from hotel.

Directions

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Registration Type Price
All Participants €1.595

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