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Technical Report No. 30: Parametric Release of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Products Sterilized with Moist Heat

May 13, 2020
Bethesda, MD

  • Education
  • The Americas

Overview

This training course is designed to benefit organizations that are pursuing development of a parametric release moist heat sterilization program as well as organizations seeking to improve conventional moist heat sterilization programs. This lecture and discussion training course will provide an introduction and overview of parametric release, which is based on the sterilization program principles summarized in the 2012 Revision of PDA Technical Report No. 30: Parametric Release of Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Products Sterilized with Moist Heat.

Global parametric release requirements will be summarized along with best demonstrated practices that can be utilized to efficiently comply with these requirements. Topics will include the history of parametric release, limitations of the sterility test, sterilization science (microbiology and thermal science), essential elements of a parametric release program, recommended submission content and a workshop on the application of quality risk management.

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Agenda

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

Trainers

Michael Sadowski
Michael Sadowski
Baxter Healthcare

Additional Information

  • Learning Objectives

    Learning Objectives

    1. Describe the limitations of the Sterility Test in the disposition of sterile products
    2. List the prerequisites and requirements for parametric release
    3. Explain and implement the essential elements of a Parametric Release Program
    4. Discuss the recommended content of parametric release submission documentation for regulatory agency approval
    5. Utilize risk assessment to mitigate potential sterility risks to strengthen the moist heat sterilization program
  • Who Should Attend

    Who Should Attend

    This training course is intended for professionals who contribute to or are directly responsible for the design, development, qualification and ongoing control of state-of-the-art moist heat sterilization programs.

    Departments
    Engineering, Facilities, Manufacturing, Packaging, Pharmacy, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Quality Systems, Quality Compliance, Regulatory Affairs, Research and Development, Supply Chain, Training, Validation

    Roles
    Analyst, Auditor, Consultant, Director, Engineer, Manager, Microbiologist, Operator, Pharmacist, Scientist, Specialist, Supervisor, Technician

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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 March 27, 2020
Member $1,259
Non-member $1,511
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $979




Regular Registration
Registration Type Price After March 27, 2020
Member $1,399
Non-member $1,679
Gov't/Health Auth./Academic* $979




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