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AAPS College Announces New Medical Marijuana – Management, Quality and Laboratory Certificate Program

In just 16 weeks you could complete the medical marijuana training you need to begin your career in this growing sector. Read this blog to learn more.

October 6, 2017

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What Students Earning a Pharmacovigilance Certificate Should Know About the Marketed Health Products Directorate

The post-release period in a drug’s development—properly known as the “postmarketing surveillance” period, is one of immense importance. Additional testing and data gathering are conducted to detail the real effects that a drug has on the wide population using the product, with the findings then used to refine messaging about potential safety issues, and potentially whether the drug can continue to be sold. In Canada, postmarketing surveillance is managed by the Marketed Health Products Directorate (MHPD), which oversees and conducts a number of important functions required to be performed after a drug’s release. Want to learn a bit more about.. READ MORE »

October 3, 2017

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Chew Over These Meat Substitutes Before Your Diploma in Nutrition Program

As the concrete nutritional and environmental benefits of following a plant-based diet are becoming better known, an increasing number of health-conscious individuals are looking for ways to get their protein and fats from plant-based sources rather than from meat. If you’re considering a career in nutrition, it’s likely that at some point you’ll encounter a client looking to steer away from eating meat and incorporate meat substitutes into their diet instead. When that happens, you can suggest the following foods as nutritious substitutes. Pros with a Diploma in Nutrition Know Tofu and Tempeh Make Good Meat Substitutes Tofu and the.. READ MORE »

September 26, 2017

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The Future Is Here: What 3D Printed Drugs Could Mean for Pharmaceutical Quality Control

Among the many tricky problems faced by the pharmaceutical industry, the fact that each patient is unique creates a particularly difficult one to solve. For medication to be affordable, it often needs to be mass-produced, which means a “one size fits all” approach is taken, rather than the creation of medication made for maximum effectiveness for each individual. With qualities like size, age, gender, and many other factors contributing to the ways in which a drug might react with the body, this approach complicates dosing, leads to uncertainty about side effects, and presents a number of other difficulties for patients.. READ MORE »

September 19, 2017

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Cannabinoids Explained for Students in Medical Marijuana Training

Recent years have seen a sharp upswing in the frequency of use of medical marijuana. With several potential benefits to patients who use it, and few of the harsher side effects that can occur with opiates and many synthetic drugs, medical marijuana is being positioned as a gentler, more natural approach to achieving health and comfort. Inside of marijuana are chemicals, called cannabinoids, that are responsible for the various benefits which can help users. Curious about what these chemicals are like, and what they do? Here’s a look at some of the main cannabinoids. Tetrahydrocannabinol Has Recreational & Medicinal Uses.. READ MORE »

September 12, 2017

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Undercover Chemical Contaminants and How They Create Food Safety Concerns

That dangerous chemicals are sometimes present in food is not a secret, but consumers—and even health professionals—may not be aware of some of the surprising places these chemicals can come from. Even small amounts of some chemicals can have detrimental effects to the health of those who consume them. For that reason, the elimination of these kinds of compounds is an important task for the upcoming generation of food safety professionals. Curious about where these hidden chemicals come from, and what kinds of effects they can have on those people who accidentally consume them? Here’s what you need to know… READ MORE »

September 5, 2017

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Student Success Story!

Sharing these success stories makes us proud to know we have be able to help change lives. Dear Pirouz and Steven, Thank you for my wonderful journey with AAPS. I am excited to share my employment news. I am now working as Quality Assurance Manager and I couldn’t have done it without your help and encouragement. At AAPS I really enjoyed friendly, ambient and professional support from management and professors. I will mostly miss my friends, especially Mr. Yousefian’ s Food Science classes. I want to specifically thank all the instructors, especially Mr. Yousefian who was like a father for.. READ MORE »

August 30, 2017

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Study Tips for Mature Students Beginning Pharmaceutical School

Are you considering returning to college after a long hiatus? Whether you want to upgrade your skillset to get promoted to your dream role, make a complete career switch, or modernize your knowledge in your field, it’s never too late to return to learning. Naturally, many adult learners are concerned about their study skills and ability to succeed in a learning environment after so much time away from the classroom. However, as an adult learner, you have a unique advantage. Your life experience and previous career and educational endeavors will be an asset in your ability to succeed. As for.. READ MORE »

August 29, 2017

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4 Nutrients Professionals with a Diploma in Nutrition Know Are Important for Aging Clients

Dietary needs can change through a person’s life. Here are four nutrients that graduates of nutrition and health programs know aging clients may need more of.

August 22, 2017

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What Students in Pharma Courses Can Learn About Late-Stage Clinical Trial Failures

Drug development is a multi-stage process. Preliminary testing is done to make sure the concept behind a drug could someday prove to be a viable treatment. The next round of tests help determine dosing. A couple of final rounds of testing monitor how well the drug works, what kinds of side effects it leads to, and whether it is safe for those who consume it. Somewhat surprisingly, some drugs will make it nearly all the way through the process before a problem is discovered. With new drugs costing billions of dollars to develop and test, discovering that one doesn’t work.. READ MORE »

August 15, 2017

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