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Medical Devices: An Exploration for Students in a Clinical Research Program

Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance Certificate courses are formatted to help students gain specialized knowledge of the most recent developments in clinical research, drug development, and pharmacovigilance. One of the biggest developments and an ongoing topic of interest in clinical research is medical devices. As technology advances, new medical devices are introduced and must undergo the approval process for use in the healthcare industry.  Our courses outline both Canadian healthcare as well as the global healthcare system, giving students an understanding of the relationship between international guidelines and standard operating procedures in regards to medical devices. With extensive hands-on training at.. READ MORE »

December 21, 2021

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A Guide to Processing Techniques for Those in Food Safety Training

A Food Technology, Safety, and Quality program takes a hands-on approach to ensuring the quality and safety of food products, allowing students to gain specialized knowledge and skills for the industry today. Implementing the fundamental principles of quality assurance is essential in the food industry to ensure that products are safe for public consumption. According to Job Bank data from the Government of Canada, the availability of positions in the food technology sector is expected to exceed the number of job seekers in the field. For those seeking a career in high demand, food safety and quality could be a.. READ MORE »

December 14, 2021

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Studying Regulatory Affairs? Here’s a Look at the Top Biotech Trends in 2021

The biotech industry experiences constant change with progressive knowledge and research emerging in the field every year. Because of these advancements, people are able to receive clearer diagnoses and find more effective treatment options for their conditions.  A certification in regulatory affairs will allow you to enter the biotech industry with knowledge on a wide range of regulations and standards, such as: Regulatory submissions Post-approval activities Regulatory compliance The Canadian Food and Drugs Act Global Regulatory Strategies Students in this program will earn a certification covering 10 different modules to prepare them for a career in regulatory affairs. With extensive.. READ MORE »

December 7, 2021

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4 Career Paths to Explore After Earning Your Nutritionist Certificate

Nutrition is a vital part of public and individual health, and with the rise of diet-related disease, more people are becoming concerned about their nutrition. Nutrition, health, and sports professionals have a wide range of career paths they can take, depending on their specializations and preferences. Perhaps you’d like to work with your community, serving people directly, or maybe you’d prefer to work more closely with the food itself, in a lab setting. Both are possible with a nutrition diploma, as well as many other options. There are even more advanced programs you can take to further your education after.. READ MORE »

December 2, 2021

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Methods in Fractionation: An Overview For Those in Cannabis Training

A cannabis plant contains more than 400 chemical compounds. When working in cannabis production, you’ll need to isolate the desirable compounds in order to reap your desired end result. The composition of a cannabis plant has a significant impact on the aroma and potency of its yield. With the growing demand for extracts and concentrates to be used in edible and pharmaceutical products, the cannabis industry relies on different processes to obtain ideal extracts. Fractionation is a method of separation that is used in the development of various cannabis products. For those pursuing a career in the cannabis industry today,.. READ MORE »

November 30, 2021

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Why Is Diet So Important for Athletes? A Brief Guide for Those in Sport and Nutrition Training

The link between health and diet is well established in nutritional science. When the body is placed under additional stress, that link becomes even more consequential. For athletes, the demands of sport require a greater source of energy and nutrients for the body to maintain the level of activity. A nutritionally adequate diet is the foundation of an athlete’s performance; it has a significant impact on the strength of the body and its ability to recover after exercising.  A thorough understanding of the interaction between diet, health, and exercise can help athletes develop optimal training programs, achieve a healthy weight,.. READ MORE »

November 25, 2021

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Taking Pharma Courses? Discover the Importance of Cleaning Validation

Cleaning procedures are essential for preventing the contamination of manufacturing products. Those procedures must be well-documented, approved, and consistently performed by professionals to ensure the quality and safety of a product. Cleaning validation ensures that the facility and equipment are designed, used, and maintained in a manner that will remove by-products, cleaning agent residues, or microorganisms from new products.  In the pharmaceutical industry, regulators expect to see a validation program with documented evidence that a process will consistently lead to a product that meets quality standards. In other words, the compliance, quality, and safety of drug products depend upon a.. READ MORE »

November 23, 2021

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Top 3 Career Paths For Those With Cannabis Industry Training in 2021

The career potential in the cannabis industry has grown exponentially since legalization efforts. At each stage of cannabis production – from extraction and cultivation to packaging and sales – there is a need for skilled professionals to uphold the quality and safety of practices. Graduates of a cannabis course will be ready to take up positions in production facilities, testing laboratories, cannabis retail stores, and more. In addition, there are constant opportunities for job advancements after getting experience in the workplace. Having an understanding of the top career paths in the cannabis industry today is the best way to get.. READ MORE »

November 18, 2021

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Earning a Diploma in Nutrition? Here’s a Look at the Benefits of Iron Supplements

Iron is one of the most important minerals for maintaining the health of the body. Along with many important processes in the body, iron is vital to the function of hemoglobin – a protein needed to transport oxygen in the blood. Unfortunately, low iron levels are common in many people, limiting their daily functions and causing frequent bouts of illness. For many people, iron supplements are a good solution to combating their nutritional deficiency. Those in a nutrition and health program will develop an understanding of basic nutrition, planning healthy diets, and the role of different foods in the health.. READ MORE »

November 16, 2021

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3 Tips For Following Good Laboratory Practices in Cannabis Careers

Any business that’s involved in the cultivation, processing, and distribution of cannabis is subject to strict regulations. As with any sector of the pharmaceutical industry, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) must be followed to ensure the quality and validity of activities. This covers testing, calibration, and sampling using laboratory methods. The goal is to verify that results are compatible with the cannabis product specification.  From a business standpoint, taking precautions to control the quality of cannabis products will save you time and money in the long run. If quality is sacrificed at any stage of production, businesses may suffer from a.. READ MORE »

November 11, 2021

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