Archive for February 2016

Healthy and Sensual: 5 Foods for Valentine’s Day

  Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, so we’ve put together a list of foods to celebrate with that are both healthy and sensual. Enjoy! Chocolate Sensual from taste to aroma, dark chocolate is also rich with health benefits. Full of flavonoids (antioxidant compounds that increase the flexibility of arteries and veins), eating chocolate has cardiovascular benefits, such as lowered blood pressure and reduced risk of heart attack and stroke. Why you should eat it on Valentine’s Day: Dark Chocolate causes a spike in dopamine, which induces the feeling of pleasure. Image Source: Mount Sinai Salmon Famous for its.. READ MORE »

Did You Know You Can Easily Register in Webinars? And They’re Even Free!

Are you looking for information about the pharmaceutical job market, expected salaries and AAPS training programs? We know that its not always possible to come into the AAPS facilities, so we’re happy to offer a variety of live, interactive and informative sessions that can be accessed from the comfort of your home or office. Have a look at our selection of Free Live Webinars, where you can meet with AAPS expert faculty and staff and ask your questions. Upcoming Free Webinars: February 11: Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control February 12: Food Technology, Safety and Quality and Food Nutrition February 15: Clinical.. READ MORE »

Students Participate in Social Media and Branding Workshop, Take a Look!

  Last week, Greg George – Sr. Manager, Social Media Management and Alliances & Partnerships at Monster.ca, visited AAPS to lead the “Social Media and Job Search: A Personal Branding” Workshop. The session went over virtually every social channel available, explaining the ways each specific platform is useful and how they can be strategically leveraged to improve a job search. Specifically, students learned how to use their own social media to better position themselves as candidates, but also how to engage with prospective employers on social media to improve their job search. Furthermore, Greg explained the DOs and DONTs of a resume and provided interesting insights from.. READ MORE »

Help Endurance Athletes Go the Extra Mile with Nutrition and Health Training!

Professionals with nutrition training know that the nutritional need of each athlete depends on many factors. A 200-pound body-builder will, after all, have very different nutritional requirements than a lean marathon runner. That’s why certified nutrition experts carefully craft each athlete’s diet plan according to their individual needs as well as the type of training they do. If you’re considering a career as a nutritionist, read on to learn how you can help endurance athletes go the extra mile. Carbohydrates: The Macronutrient of Choice for Endurance Nutrition and Health Training Carbohydrates are often the fuel of choice for endurance athletes,.. READ MORE »

[New Webinar] Sanitation for Medical Marijuana

  Good Production Practices (Division 4 of the MMPR) mandates that Licensed Producers ensure the cleanliness of the premises and equipment. It is therefore extremely important to understand the fundamental principle of cleaning and sanitation procedures and to implement and use these procedures effectively. For this reason, AAPS has created an easily accessible webinar focused on Sanitation for Medical Marijuana. In this two-part webinar, Instructor Pirouz Yousefian will  concentrate on teaching three important aspects of an effective cleaning and sanitation program; Premise, Equipment and Personnel. Participants are given a thorough understanding of the importance of cleaning and sanitizing procedures and their.. READ MORE »

Upcoming Workshop: Nurtition to Reduce Stress and Defy Aging

  On February 11, AAPS will be hosting two nutrition workshops that will cover (1) Brain Foods and Stress Busters, and (2) The Secrets of Anti-Aging and Longevity. Brain Foods and Stress Busters will cover different nutritional strategies that increase energy, decrease stress, and improve overall wellness. The Secrets of Anti-Aging and Longevity explains the relationship between nutrition and aging, followed by different ways to leverage a healthy lifestyle and diet to slow down the natural aging process. Separately, each workshop costs $185.00, but you can register in both for $300.00, saving $70.00. For more details, including course outlines and course materials,.. READ MORE »

What’s Happening in February

We can’t believe its already February! Busy with many important events and workshops, January went by very quickly, and with the exciting upcoming calendar for February, we’re sure this month with feel very similar. AAPS is very excited to offer a variety of different workshops, many of them are even free! Have a look at what is coming up this month, and be sure to register soon – space is limited! HPLC School Date: February 1-12, 2016 Training with the best in the Pharmaceutical Industry, students will get hands-on practical experience in our modern laboratory and learn the fundamentals of HPLC. At the.. READ MORE »

Dissolution Testing: An Important Part of Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

Ensuring the quality of pharmaceutical products is an important task. After all, if a manufacturing mistake produces a batch that dissolves slower than normal, patients might accidentally take an extra dose, thinking that they need the added medication to receive the care they need. While these mistakes are rare, it’s still essential for pharmaceutical quality assurance professionals to test the rate at which drugs dissolve. How do quality assurance experts measure that rate to ensure batch consistency? With the help of dissolution testing. What is Dissolution Testing? Before we can define dissolution testing, we’ll need to look at a few.. READ MORE »

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