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PDA 618 Environmental Monitoring Methods and Investigations – Looking for the Needle in the Haystack

Aug 04, 2022
Bethesda, MD

  • Education
  • The Americas

Overview

Please note that this training course will take place in person and has hands-on lab activities. Long pants and closed-toe shoes are required.

Learn environmental monitoring techniques and how to investigate excursions. When alert and action levels are exceeded, appropriate investigations are required. Firms need to thoroughly investigate these excursions to find the root cause and implement corrective and preventative actions (CAPA). This training course will help the attendee learn the techniques of environmental monitoring, how to conduct a thorough investigation as well as corrective and preventative actions to help mitigate another excursion. This training course will include 4 hours of classroom and 2 hours of cleanroom activities.

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PDA Environmental Monitoring Training Courses

Agenda

  • Training courses generally run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day. Breakfast will not be provided, but lunch will be provided.

Trainers

Tim Cser
Tim Cser
MilliporeSigma

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Identify the different techniques used in environmental monitoring such as viable/non-viable sampling, surface sampling, swabbing, personnel monitoring and water testing
    2. Explain regulations associated with environmental monitoring
    3. Identify common errors in setting up and implementing an environmental monitoring program
    4. Investigate environmental monitoring excursions
    5. Implement corrective and preventive actions once a root cause has been established
  • Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who are involved in environmental monitoring methods and conducting Investigations.

    Departments
    Quality Control

    Roles
    Microbiologist

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PDA Training and Research Institute

4350 East West Highway, Suite 110
Bethesda, MD

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 $12/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.

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.

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Registration Fees

Early Registration
Registration Type Price By June 20, 2022
Member $1,799
Non-member $2,159
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,399

Regular Registration
Registration Type Price After June 20, 2022
Member $1,999
Non-member $2,399
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,399

* For this member type or discount, online registration is not available, please contact [email protected].

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.

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