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How to Conduct a Clinical Audit After Earning Your Clinical Research Diploma

Clinical audits benefit both researchers and patients in the pharmaceutical industry. An audit assesses the quality of an area of health care to determine whether it meets a certain standard. Care providers can learn where their service is doing well, and in what ways they can improve. The ultimate goal is to provide the best possible outcomes for patients.  Conducting a clinical audit is a careful process that requires planning, vigilance, and direction. Being aware of potential obstacles can also ensure the audit runs smoothly and efficiently. Most importantly, auditors need to set clear standards to measure performance. With reliable.. READ MORE »

November 9, 2021

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A Guide to Good Sanitation Practices for Those in Food Safety Training

A sanitation plan is crucial in any food preparation area to uphold the safety and quality of food plants. Bacteria can grow on unsanitary surfaces and contaminate any food on those surfaces. In that case, a clean work environment is essential to prevent the transmission of foodborne illness.  Proper sanitation procedures ensure that all facilities and equipment are cleaned on a  regular basis to reduce the spread of bacteria or other pathogens. With regular practice, potential food safety hazards can be eliminated at each stage of the production cycle. The core of any sanitation plan is knowing the suitable protocols.. READ MORE »

November 4, 2021

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Studying Regulatory Affairs? The Importance of GMPs for Natural Health Products

The pharmaceutical world is bound by a number of rules and regulations designed to ensure both quality and safety when manufacturing new drugs. Natural health products (NHPs) are no exception. NHPs are defined as vitamins and minerals, herbal remedies, homeopathic medicines, probiotics, and other products like amino acids. Since NHPs don’t require a prescription for sale, they must be safe to use as over-the-counter remedies. This is where good manufacturing practices come into play. From quality and risk management to ongoing post-marketing activity, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliance is required at multiple stages of NHP production. This blog will explore.. READ MORE »

November 2, 2021

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3 Ways to Optimize Business Operations after Cannabis Retailer Training

Cannabis retail is a rapidly growing industry across North America. For business owners, this presents new opportunities – and challenges – to tap into an expanding consumer base. Navigating a new market requires an understanding of the current demand and regulations that surround it. From there, businesses need to develop effective strategies to market and streamline their operations.  These days, there are numerous tools and technologies that you can incorporate to maximize your profits. Businesses can no longer simply rely on in-store purchases. Instead, an omnichannel sales approach is the key to success. By employing some top cannabis profit strategies,.. READ MORE »

October 28, 2021

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Can a Flexitarian Diet Work for Athletes? Insights for Those in Sport and Nutrition Training

The vegetarian lifestyle is becoming increasingly popular for its environmental, nutritional, and ethical considerations. Unfortunately, for some people, a vegetarian diet can be difficult to maintain, since it requires more careful attention to protein levels and caloric intake. This is where the flexitarian diet comes in. Essentially, the flexitarian diet is a vegetarian diet with flexibility. It focuses on consuming mostly plant-based foods while allowing room for animal products in moderation.   When it comes to athletes, nutrition and diet plans play a more significant role in developing optimal training programs, achieving a healthy weight, and reducing the risk of injuries.. READ MORE »

October 26, 2021

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The Importance of ESG Explained for Those Pursuing Cannabis Careers

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) refer to the three pillars commonly used to determine the positive impact a company has on its community. Positive ESG performance has long been linked to economic growth. In recent years, however, the heightened focus on sustainability has been a driving force for business strategies in our changing world.  As a new industry, cannabis companies have an opportunity to initiate sustainable practices to meet growing ESG demands. By understanding ESG trends, a cannabis business can mitigate risks and develop compliant policies from the get-go. Not only will this meet consumer and regulatory demands, but it.. READ MORE »

October 21, 2021

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Taking Clinical Research Courses? 3 Tips for Writing a Clinical Study Protocol

Every clinical research study begins with the preparation of a clinical trial protocol. The protocol is a document that details the study objectives, design, methodology, collection schedules, and statistical analysis of data. Clinical study protocols form the foundation of clinical trials, ensuring the safety of the subjects and the quality of the data collected. Beyond that, protocols provide the reason for conducting the study and the main research questions it will address.  With so many areas to cover, protocols must be formulated carefully to ensure that the trial is operationally feasible and compliant with regulations. Protocols that lack certain details.. READ MORE »

October 19, 2021

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Studying Regulatory Affairs? Uncover Key Insights on Regulatory Labelling

Regulatory affairs play a key role in ensuring the public’s safety and well-being, affecting the pharmaceutical and health industry in profound ways. Those interested in studying regulatory affairs are able to better understand regulatory systems, legislations, and practices that impact the development and quality of pharmaceutical goods.  Here, students have the opportunity to explore regulatory labelling—which is essential across a wide range of industries, especially in the pharmaceutical world. With this background, students can better understand (and consequently meet) the labelling and product summaries requirements after completing the program. Equipped with this knowledge, students can become professionals who are ready.. READ MORE »

October 14, 2021

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Exploring Cannabis Careers? Discover How the Colour Spectrum Impacts Cannabis Production

Light is one of the most important factors when it comes to cannabis production. At every growth stage – from seedling to flowering – there is a need to adjust the light intensity, colour, and frequency. These factors emulate the natural conditions found in nature and are essential to enabling the proper growth of the plant. To accommodate the changes at different stages, growers tend to buy a full-colour spectrum of lights to optimize their growing abilities. Students enrolled in a cannabis program will explore indoor cultivation techniques related to the production of high-quality cannabis within the Canadian market. Courses.. READ MORE »

October 12, 2021

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Earning a Diploma in Nutrition? Here’s What You Need to Know About Postbiotics

As the subject of nutrition and health continues to gain a mainstream following, many people today are likely to have heard of prebiotics and postbiotics. Both of these components have been praised for their role in promoting a healthy digestive system. Recently, postbiotics have emerged as another group of compounds linked to the health of the gut, immune system, and other functions of the body. These are the compounds that are produced when probiotic bacteria consume fiber.  While postbiotics are less widely known, research suggests that they play an equally important role in maintaining the overall health of the body… READ MORE »

October 11, 2021

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