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Managing inventory for CTLS Health Canada reports: What you need to know

Inventory management best practices and how to prepare for CTLS Health Canada reporting. What is Health Canada CTLS/CTS reporting? In Canada, cannabis producers are regulated by Health Canada. Under the Cannabis Act and regulations, licence holders, cultivators, and processors must submit monthly inventory and sales reports to Health Canada via the Cannabis Tracking and Licensing System (CTLS). This report is often referred to as a CTLS report or Cannabis Tracking System (CTS) report. Cannabis producers must submit to Health Canada by the 15th day of each month. CTLS Health Canada reports must be completed for each licence, so large or.. READ MORE »

January 31, 2023

Diploma vs Certificate: Which Pharmaceutical School Path is Right For You?

When it comes to pursuing a career in the pharmaceutical industry, there are two main paths to consider: a diploma program vs a certificate program. Both diploma and certificate programs in the pharmaceutical field offer unique benefits, and both can equally lead to rewarding careers in the industry. It’s important to consider your own goals, needs, and the investment of time and money when making your decision. Whether you pursue a diploma or certificate program at AAPS, you will gain valuable knowledge and skills that can help you succeed in the rapidly growing and exciting field of pharmaceuticals. If you’re.. READ MORE »

January 24, 2023

Taking Food Safety Training? Learn How Misleading Labels Can Lead to Food Fraud

Food fraud is a reasonable concern for anyone in the food industry. Through food safety training, you can learn how to look out for errors that could lead to the misrepresentation of food to help protect the public. Food fraud affects the consumer, the industry, and individual companies, and each of these entities plays a role in the impact of food fraud. At AAPS, you can advance your food safety training expertise with a diploma in Food and Edible Technology, Safety and Quality. Over the course of 48 weeks, you will cover fundamentals of quality assurance, cleaning and sanitation methods,.. READ MORE »

January 17, 2023

Challenges Facing the Medical Device Field to Know for Regulatory Affairs Courses

The medical device field is a vast industry that is responsible for meeting the demands of evolving patient needs with innovation and the use of advanced technology. If you’re looking to pursue a regulatory affairs program, then understanding the pressures that the medical device field is facing will help you navigate toward improved compliance, greater efficiency, and stronger collaboration. At the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, you can earn your diploma in regulatory affairs and explore the field of medical devices that fall outside the classification of drugs. Your Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices course will take you through some.. READ MORE »

January 3, 2023

A Look at Post-Approval Activities in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs

When a drug is given regulatory approval to enter the marketplace, a much broader patient population than documented in clinical trials is exposed to the product. Not only is there less control on drug prescription than in a clinical trial, but there is also the chance that certain populations taking the drug may not have been closely studied. Sometimes, rare adverse effects are not even discovered until a product is in its post-approval phase.  As a regulatory affairs professional, you will play an important role in ensuring that pharmaceutical companies keep public safety a priority even after a drug is.. READ MORE »

December 27, 2022

3 Trends Shaping the Food Quality Assurance Industry

In the wake of the pandemic, the food industry is under pressure to remain compliant and ensure quality consistency meets health and safety demands today. At the same time, general attitudes toward food are changing, with more consumers demanding transparency about what they eat and where it comes from. Many want to rest assured that their food is free of pesticides and other chemical contaminants.  What does this all mean for the food quality assurance industry? Businesses must ensure that there are enough safety guidelines to protect consumers from foodborne illnesses or other issues. In the coming years, we can.. READ MORE »

December 20, 2022

Top 5 Tips To Avoid Your Cannabis License Being Rejected

If you’re looking to obtain a cannabis license, then there are a number of considerations to keep in mind as you go through the steps. Focusing on organizing your documents, staying up to date with the current requirements, and being aware of processing times are simple tips to help you prepare for licensure. On top of that, we have a number of specific tips that will help give you the best chance of license approval. At AAPS, our expert instructors of cannabis professionals provide best-in-class education and training for the cannabis industry. Whether you want to work as a sales.. READ MORE »

December 12, 2022

3 Reasons to Become a Regulatory Affairs Associate After Our Training

The field of regulatory affairs has been growing in recent years with the constant innovation and developments of the pharmaceutical industry. At the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, our postgraduate online diploma program provides the comprehensive background and training required to address domestic and international regulatory statutes and laws. With the opportunity for extensive growth in this field, many students quickly realize that the path to a regulatory affairs associate is for them. Continue reading to discover the value of pursuing a role in regulatory affairs after completing the AAPS diploma program. 1. Become Well-Versed in a Wide Variety of.. READ MORE »

November 29, 2022

3 Essential Product Testing Skills You’ll Learn in Food Safety Training

Food product testing is an essential part of quality assurance in the food industry. It ensures that food is free of physical, chemical and biological hazards and, ultimately, that it’s safe for public consumption. By analyzing food and its content, you can check for the presence of contaminants such as metals, E. coli bacteria, salmonella, pesticides, additives, and more. Beyond verifying the safety of food products, testing also ensures that manufacturers remain compliant with regulations in the food industry. For example, nutritional labels need to be accurate, and ingredients need to be verified.  The Food Technology, Safety and Quality Diploma.. READ MORE »

November 22, 2022

Learn about Ethical Research and Informed Consent in Our Clinical Research Diploma Program

As more treatments arrive on the market, clinical research ensures they have been proven safe and effective for public use. Today, it’s not just the treatment that comes under scrutiny but the research process itself. Any clinical research that involves human subjects must comply with ethical standards.  A big part of ethical research is getting the informed consent of participants. But many people think that informed consent is what makes clinical research ethical. In reality, informed consent is not the only mark of ethical research. Similarly, there’s a belief that informed consent simply means getting a signature. In fact, a.. READ MORE »

November 15, 2022

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