Archive for December 2016

Pharmaceutical Quality Control 101: Good Laboratory Practices Explained

Without proper quality control practices, laboratory procedures can run off the rails, potentially leading to disastrous consequences. For example, in the 1970s a product safety testing institution called Industrial Bio-Test Laboratories found itself at the centre of a serious scandal. The company was found to be actively involved in scientific misconduct and fraud by providing false testing results to the companies they were testing products for. Over one third of all of the United State’s toxicology testing was performed in their labs, making the impact of their errors catastrophic and leaving the industry forever changed. Because of this, in 1978.. READ MORE »

Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. “I have a good news for you. As you know, two weeks ago I went for Maxxam’s interview and after one week they send me the offer for hiring me. I just want to really appreciate for all your helps and supports and wish you happy holidays and Merry Christmas. Regards, Mehrnaz Sadrolashrafi

Students Getting a Clinical Research Diploma: The FDA Approved a Lung Cancer Vaccine for Clinical Trial!

Lung cancer is the second most common cancer in Canada, as well as the leading cause of cancer related deaths. It even causes more deaths than the next three major cancers combined. Although there has been a substantial drop in lung cancer diagnosis over the past 20 years, there is plenty that needs to be done before the disease is preventable and completely treatable. Researchers are looking to trial new drugs that take a different approach from current invasive treatment options. A new lung cancer vaccine approved by the FDA uses immunotherapy to target cancer cells. If you’re interested in.. READ MORE »

3 Nutrition Apps to Help Track Holiday Indulgence for Pros With a Diploma in Nutrition

The holidays are a time for people to come together and celebrate. Unfortunately, amidst the festivities the average person will consume a whopping 6,000 calories on Christmas day. That’s about triple Canada’s recommended daily limit. Even with the best of intentions, many health enthusiasts fall victim to holiday delights like turkey, desserts, and rich beverages. Healthy diets and exercise are neglected, and the effects of these indulgences are felt well into the New Year. As a soon-to-be wellness professional who can advise people on their nutrition habits, you can help your clients stay on track! Recommend these three nutrition mobile.. READ MORE »

Total Quality Management Explained for Students in Food Quality Courses

Total quality management (TQM) is a system that promotes a team-based approach to improving processes, with the goal of achieving a high level of quality and service. It’s a way to enhance operations, train employees, and improve a company’s ability to serve its customers. It’s an approach often used in the food industry, which is why learning about TQM is an important part of any Food Technology, Safety and Quality Diploma Program. In fact, students at AAPS learn all about TQM during the Food Quality Assurance and Quality Control class included in their diploma program. There are multiple components involved.. READ MORE »