PDA 417 Introduction to Visual Inspection

Bethesda, MD
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This training course covers the fundamentals of visual inspection and their application to injectable products. It will be a combination of lecture/discussion and hands-on exercises used to develop and practice practical inspection skills. The skills developed through this training course may be applied to both manual human inspection and automated machine inspection.

During this training course, you will learn about patient risks associated with particles in injections; global compendial and regulatory requirements and expectations; inspection techniques for visible particles and container closure defects; critical quality parameters for manual, semi-automated and automated inspection methods; light measurement and control; key elements of a visual inspection program; and inspection lifecycle development.

Upon completion of this training course, the attendee will be able to:

  1. Identify applicable international regulatory and compendial requirements for visual inspection
  2. Apply the critical parameters which must be controlled for reproducible inspection results
  3. Use appropriate statistical tools to assess and compare inspection methods
  4. Develop consistent validation strategies for visual inspection processes and equipment

For more options and/or related training courses, please visit the following page(s):

Standard Registration

Member Price

$2,499

GovernmentMember Only

$1,749

Health AuthorityMember Only

$1,749

AcademicMember Only

$1,749

Non-Member

$2,999

See Qualifying Criteria for Member Types.

GROUP REGISTRATION DISCOUNT: Register 3 people from the same organization as a group (at the same time) for the event and receive the 4th registration free. Other discounts cannot be applied.

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: PDA will send you a confirmation letter within one week of payment being received. You must have this confirmation letter to be considered enrolled in a PDA event. If you have submitted a purchase order or requested an invoice, please be advised that a credit card guarantee is needed. PDA reserves the right to modify the material or speakers/trainers without notice or to cancel an event. If an event is cancelled, registrants will be notified by PDA immediately and will receive a credit (registration fee paid). PDA will not be responsible for any costs incurred by registrants due to cancellation. Please note that the attendee list is shared with attendees, trainers, and exhibitors and may be used to follow up on specific areas of interest after the event. Video, photo, and audio recordings are prohibited at all PDA events.

CANCELLATION: If a cancellation request is received 30 days before the event, a credit (registration fee paid minus a 200.00 USD/EUR processing fee) will be given. No credits will be given for cancellation requests received less than 30 days before the event. Cancellation requests must be emailed to [email protected].

Agenda is subject to change.

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Accommodations

The following hotels are located near the training course location:

Hilton Garden Inn
7301 Waverly Street
Bethesda, MD 20814

Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814

Residence Inn Marriott Bethesda Downtown
7335 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814

How to Get Here
By Air The following airports are near the training course location: Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI).
By Car There is a parking garage located at the training course location. The fee is $13/day. Please take your car with you once the training course has ended. After 18:00 hours, you will not be able to access the building or parking garage from the outside.
By Other Options Metro: Ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location. Amtrak: Ride Amtrak and depart at Union Station. From Union Station, ride the Red Line of the Metro and depart at Bethesda station. It is a 5-minute walk from Bethesda station to the training course location.