Archive for November 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 »

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 »

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 »

Considering a Career in the Pharmaceutical Industry? A Day in the Life of a Pharmacovigilance Officer

The pharmaceutical industry is fast-paced and constantly changing and requires a level of innovation and diligence to be successful. If this sounds like you, then you’ll love the Clinical Research, Drug Safety, and Pharmacovigilance program at AAPS. Our program offers students the opportunity to get hands-on experience with administering and monitoring clinical trials and conducting drug safety and pharmacovigilance activities. Many students go on to fill roles as pharmacovigilance officers at large companies, where they directly apply their studies to their new careers. Gaining experience with encounters you’ll likely have on the job, such as the need to learn Pharmacovigilance.. READ MORE »

3 Cannabis Industry Trends to Watch Out For in 2023

The cannabis industry has been booming ever since its legalization in late 2018. The rise in research, processing, production, and distribution has skyrocketed to support an industry with growing interest and support from the public. At the Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences, we offer educational options for students to gain quality skills and expertise in the cannabis industry through our Cannabis Certificate and Diploma programs.  AAPS students are able to dive deep into popular cannabis topics, including: Retail management Cannabis Licensing and Regulations Quality Assurance for Cannabis Cannabis Botany & Cultivation Cannabis Product Development The specialized skill set students gain.. READ MORE »