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Sterile Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms: Basic Principles

Sep 12 - Sep 13, 2019
Bethesda, MD

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Overview

Gain knowledge of the basic principles of sterile pharmaceutical dosage forms required to improve processes by utilizing effective approaches to process validation and sterility assurance, and prepare for regulatory inspections based on current inspection trends for parenteral manufacturing. This introductory two-day training course will address cleanroom design, environmental monitoring and control, sterilization principles, manufacturing unit operations, aseptic filling, dosage form development, packaging and stability requirements, validation of aseptic processing (media fills), product specific validation, QA/QC for parenterals, and regulatory trends. Half of the training course content will cover small molecules and the other half will cover biologics.

Agenda

  • Training courses run from 8:30 to 16:00 each day, unless otherwise noted. An agenda will be provided on the first day of the training course.

Trainers

John Ludwig
John Ludwig
Pfizer, Inc.
Sandeep Nema
Sandeep Nema
Pfizer, Inc.

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the basic principles of cleanroom facility design, environmental monitoring, and aseptic processing
    2. Summarize the design and interpretation of media fills
    3. Describe product specific validation for parenteral dosage forms
    4. Discuss aspects of dosage form development, packaging, and stability
    5. Describe the chemical composition of endotoxins, their toxic effects, sources, and testing procedures
    6. Summarize the CGMP regulatory and inspection trends for parenteral manufacturing
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who are involved in sterile formulation/process development and sterile drug manufacturing.

    Departments
    Manufacturing, Packaging, Quality Assurance

    Roles
    Specialist, Supervisor, Manager, Scientist, Engineer

  • 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: 352 / 0116-0000-17-28-L04-P / 1.2
    Type of Activity: Knowledge

    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 12 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 12 PDH credits.

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4350 East West Highway, Suite 110
Bethesda, MD

How to Get Here

By Air

The Washington/Bethesda area is serviced by the following airports: 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 do not leave your car in the parking garage past 6:00 p.m. as both the building and parking garage access doors are locked.

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 July 26, 2019
Member $1,889
Non-member $2,267
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,259




Regular Registration
Registration Type Price By July 26, 2019
Member $2,099
Non-member $2,519
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $1,259




* For Government/Health Authority/Academic nonmembers, online registration is not available and must be faxed in.

All rates in US dollars. To receive the prevailing rate, PDA must receive your registration(s) by 5:00 p.m. ET on or before the date noted.

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SUBSTITUTION: If a substitution request is sent by Aug 10, 2019, no fee will be charged. After Aug 10, 2019, a $200 fee will be charged. If you are a non-member substituting for a member, you will be required to pay the difference of the non-member fee.

REFUND: If a refund request is sent by Aug 10, 2019, a full refund will be given minus a $200 fee. After Aug 10, 2019, no refunds will be given. Refund requests must either be faxed to + (301) 986-1093 or emailed to [email protected]. Phone messages are not accepted.

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