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3 Air Purification Tips to Keep Crops Healthy After Cannabis Industry Training

For professionals involved in the cannabis industry, having product that’s of a high quality is important. Those involved in the growth and maintenance of cannabis crops ensure that the harvest is respectable and of a high calibre through: utilizing the proper lighting providing nutrition monitoring the pH balance of the soil However, a lot of the time these factors, though important, are emphasized to the neglect of the air quality of the grow room.  Traditionally, cannabis crops are either grown in one of the following environments: outdoor location greenhouse warehouse with proper Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment The.. READ MORE »

June 9, 2020

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Curious About CCRP Courses? Discover These Facts About Natural Health Product Licensing

The career of someone involved in clinical research has a lot to do with pharmaceutical and health products, but this isn’t only limited to the prescription medications that may initially come to mind. Natural Health Products (NHPs) are substances that don’t require a prescription to purchase, and includes, but is not limited to:         Vitamins         Minerals         Herbal remedies         Homeopathic medicines         Probiotics         Chinese traditional medicines         Ayurvedic traditional medicines According to a 2010 Ipsos-Reid survey,.. READ MORE »

June 4, 2020

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Why Good Clinical Practice Guidelines Are Important During and After Pharmaceutical Training

Graduates of a research and development program can work in many different areas of the pharmaceutical industry. Whether working in a testing laboratory or for a pharmaceutical company, it’s important that any research you conduct adheres to the standards laid out by the Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines. GCP guidelines are set out by the International Council on Harmonisation of Technical Requirements for Pharmaceuticals for Human Use (ICH). These international quality standards govern the designing, conducting, and reporting of clinical trials that involve human subjects. With its roots in the Declaration of Helsinki and the Belmont Report, GCP guidelines have.. READ MORE »

June 2, 2020

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What You Need to Know About Shelf Life for Cannabis Industry Training

Cannabis products sold in Canada must adhere to packaging and labelling regulations, including a visible expiry date. But what does this date indicate? Can cannabis really go bad?  The answer differs based on the type of cannabis product and how it is stored. Over time, certain cannabis properties break down, altering the product’s performance.  If you’re interested in a cannabis career, understanding the shelf life of cannabis is essential for safety, quality, and transparency. Read on to get started! How Does Cannabis Change Over Time? Answers for Those in a Cannabis Course Although dried cannabis flower doesn’t necessarily become moldy.. READ MORE »

May 28, 2020

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4 Tips for Scientific Communication After Quality Assurance Courses

While working towards a diploma in quality assurance and quality control, students learn invaluable information that helps keep pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and food safe and secure. Technical writing and scientific communication are an important part of this. Why? Written documents help make sure that staff understand protocols, that important records are maintained, and that procedures are properly followed.  Professionals working in quality assurance and quality control may need to write: Stability documents  Standard Operating Procedures  Records of Training And more! As a result, technical writing and scientific communication will be an important part of your career after graduation. Here are some.. READ MORE »

May 26, 2020

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A Look at the History of Medical Cannabis for Cannabis Quality Assurance

Some 6,000 years ago, in the ancient empires of Rome, Egypt, and China, people began using cannabis in an effort to treat a wide variety of ailments. Fast forward to the present day, and we know much more about cannabis than we did back then. Medical cannabis has been part of many cultures all over the world for centuries. Keep reading to learn about the early uses of medical cannabis and how it has transformed over time. The Early Medicinal Use of Cannabis for Those in Cannabis Industry Careers Widespread religious use of cannabis long ago allowed people to explore.. READ MORE »

May 21, 2020

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What Graduates of Nutrition and Health Programs Can Do for Triathletes

As any record-breaking athlete will tell you, a good diet plan can make the difference between a personal best or a disappointing finish. Nutritionists are essential to the success of sports teams and triathletes. Training for a triathlon is slightly more complicated because it is a mix of three very different disciplines: swimming, biking, and running. Triathlons can vary in distance from a short quick sprint to a grueling ironman. The recommended nutrition plan will depend on the length of the event as well as the gender, height, and weight of the athlete. Read on to find out how graduates.. READ MORE »

May 19, 2020

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Advice for Training Retail Staff after You Complete Cannabis Industry Training

At the heart of any successful retail business is a positive and enthusiastic team. If you want to start or manage your own cannabis retail business, you will need to know how to create a strong team. That’s why staff training and development is an important part of the curriculum at AAPS.  There isn’t just one correct way to train staff. Every team is different, so managers need to be flexible and prepared to adapt to different personalities and learning styles. However, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you to motivate your team to generate the.. READ MORE »

May 14, 2020

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An Intro to Literature Reviews for Clinical Research Training

Before diving into primary research, a responsible researcher will examine, evaluate, and synthesize what has already been published on the subject by writing a literature review. This article provides a succinct overview of the relevant findings on a given topic and helps researchers identify relevant frameworks for their upcoming project. Although many researchers are eager to launch new clinical trials after completing their training, it is imperative to conduct a literature review first. Understanding literature reviews will help you maximize originality, relevance, and impact in your future research career. What Is the Purpose of Literature Reviews After Clinical Research Training?.. READ MORE »

May 12, 2020

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The Life Cycle of a Plant: An Overview for Students in Cannabis Industry Courses

Students interested in working in the cannabis sector will need to understand the basics of the cannabis plant life cycle. Like any plant, cannabis begins as a small seed and matures through several different phases: germination, seedling, vegetative, and flowering. At AAPS, students will learn about the most effective ways to grow healthy cannabis plants. The course includes practical, hands-on training on: Indoor and outdoor cultivation techniques Cultivation room set up Equipment and lighting Pest and disease control Temperature and humidity Nutrient regimes And more Read on to discover more about the life cycle of the cannabis plant. Choosing Your.. READ MORE »

May 7, 2020

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