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The Role of Statistics in Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance

A fundamental requirement of the pharmaceutical industry is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of products. Pharmaceutical quality assurance is a vital step in this process and helps to keep all steps and processes in line with good manufacturing practices (GMP). When documentation and data are consistently accurate, then pharmaceutical companies are able to operate and perform as expected. Within pharmaceutical quality assurance roles, this tracking of data is where statistics comes into play. Statistical methods are essential to the operations of any pharmaceutical manufacturing facility, ensuring alignment with standards of quality. Especially considering advancements in technology, coupled with new.. READ MORE »

July 19, 2022

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Why Regulatory Affairs Professionals Will See an Upward Trend in BioPharma Products for Approval

Within the field of Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, professionals use their knowledge of industry legislation, manufacturing practices, quality standards and regulatory systems to assess the safety of pharmaceutical products which require approval for the market. While all of the products they’ll review are pharmaceuticals, some of these products will fall under the category of biopharmaceuticals.  Biopharmaceuticals are produced using biotechnology. With new technologies, more efficient processes and innovative biologies, these products have greater potential on the market than ever before. If you’re considering a career in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs, your future role may involve ensuring the safe and compliant development of.. READ MORE »

July 12, 2022

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Considering Clinical Research Courses? 3 Trends Shaping the Medical Device Industry

The medical industry, like many other industries, is constantly evolving. Advancements in technology and changes in society create new trends that impact the field of healthcare. These changes can come in various forms, introducing new healthcare approaches as well as new medical devices. This gives students an exciting opportunity to discover new developments in their field. Medical devices are an essential part of the healthcare industry, allowing certified practitioners to deliver necessary care and optimize their services. As these devices continue to evolve, practitioners are able to better diagnose and treat illnesses. Clinical research students are able to learn more.. READ MORE »

June 28, 2022

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Want to Pursue Food Safety Training? A Day in the Life of a Product Testing Specialist

Product testing is an important aspect of food safety, ensuring that final products comply with existing regulations and health guidelines in the industry. Those interested in food safety can explore a future as a Product Testing Specialist after their training, utilizing their quality assurance and food technology background to ensure consumers’ safety. Becoming a Product Testing Specialist in the food industry will allow you to work in some of your favourite areas of the food industry, giving you the chance to pursue your passions through a rewarding career. Here, you’ll also be able to implement your broad skill set within.. READ MORE »

June 20, 2022

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5 Important Cultivation Practices for Professionals in Cannabis Careers

The process of safely cultivating cannabis for production and retail can be challenging, but also rewarding when done correctly. Although the process requires more resources than outdoor growth, cultivating cannabis indoors has many benefits, including the potential to yield a higher quality product, greater control of the harvesting process, and greater adaptability to seasonal changes. Taking Canada’s long winters into account, growing cannabis indoors often leads to better outcomes than attempts to cultivate outside. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the cannabis industry, understanding the key practices involved in indoor cannabis cultivation will help you to implement a.. READ MORE »

June 14, 2022

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Common Applications of HPLC You’ll See After Pharmaceutical School

HPLC, short for high-performance liquid chromatography, is a method of separating a mixture of compounds. HPLC offers a unique advantage, producing highly accurate identification, quantification, and purification of a certain compound or analyte. This allows professionals to perform analysis and determine specific results from the sample’s components and identify the exact substances within a mixture.  During the HPLC process, in the stationary phase, a mixture in mobile phase moves through a column at a velocity determined by the nature of the particular chemical, the mobile phase composition, and the type of column. The length of time it takes the components.. READ MORE »

June 7, 2022

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Cannabis Social Equity Programs in the New York Tri-State Area

As Adult-Use cannabis continues its state legalization and adoption across the Northeast, it’s extremely hard to not recognize the apparent inequalities that trouble the history of cannabis arrests and the racially charged past of cannabis legality, per the ACLU Black individuals are four times as likely to be incarcerated for marijuana-related charges with arrest rates being significantly higher for black individuals over white individuals in all U.S. states.  The inequalities within cannabis continue after the legalization of cannabis within a state, Leafly’s Job Report published in 2021 reported less than 2% of cannabis businesses have black ownership in today’s licensed.. READ MORE »

May 31, 2022

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An Intro to Data Management in Clinical Research Training

Clinical data management (CDM) is a critical process within the realm of clinical research and trial. CDM can be defined as the process of collecting, cleansing, and managing data throughout a clinical trial, producing accurate, reliable data which can be used for the safe development of drugs and treatments. Not only does a sound CDM process reduce the amount of time it takes for a drug to become marketable, but it also ensures that pharmaceutical companies are compliant with regulatory requirements, enhancing safety around consumption. If you’re pursuing a career in clinical research, your knowledge of the CDM process will.. READ MORE »

May 31, 2022

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What Food Safety Program Grads Should Know About Food Fraud

With the prevalence of processed foods and the global supply chain networks that work to deliver food products worldwide, traceability in today’s food industry can be challenging to achieve. As a result, food fraud, or the misrepresentation of food products on the market, is more common than many like to think.  If you’re considering a career in food technology, safety, and quality, you’ll be trained in ensuring that products within the food and beverage industry are safe for human consumption, conducting analysis and implementing quality assurance measures in compliance with national and international standards. As part of your duties, you’ll.. READ MORE »

May 24, 2022

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5 Unique Careers to Consider After Cannabis Retailer Training

Within the cannabis industry today, there’s no shortage of career paths that you can take. As this sector continues to experience growth in Canada and North America, the demand for qualified professionals is only increasing. What’s more, advancements in technology have only made the field more exciting to keep up with, with new products and procedures shaping the industry. Whether you’re more interested in the science behind cannabis production or are ready to use your social skills to educate and negotiate in a cannabis retail business, you’ll be sure to find a position that you love. Once you complete a.. READ MORE »

May 17, 2022

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