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Marijuana for Medical Purposes Summit (June 10-11)

After the tremendous success of last year’s conference, the International Pharmaceutical Academy (IPA), in association with AAPS, will be hosting its second annual Canadian Marijuana for Medical Purposes Summit. This two day workshop will take place on June 10 and June 11 at the Holiday Inn – Toronto International Airport. Guest speakers at this year’s conference include various representatives from licensed producers, testing labs, lawyers, lobbying experts and many more, all with extensive experience in the cannabis industry in Canada.  Their seminars will cover everything from the importance of lobbying with Federal government departments for MMPR to current medical marihuana production challenges and Health Canada.. READ MORE »

Food Safety & Quality Program Coordinator Pirouz Yousefian on working at AAPS

Program Coordinator Pirouz Yousefian tells us about his experience as a faculty member at AAPS and reveals the special qualities that make AAPS a valuable and encouraging environment for students. Pirouz has been an active member of AAPS’ faculty since 2009. “I enjoy teaching at AAPS because of the three thematic structures Collegial Responsibilities, Collegial Relationships, and Institutional Support,” he says. “There are a lot of new services that help students become successful. AAPS is listening to and meeting the needs of the industries at every level. AAPS is truly becoming a career college.” These new services include AAPS’ diverse co-op placements,.. READ MORE »

AAPS Students Learn SOPs for Cleaning a Quality Control Laboratory

In today’s Technical Writing class, AAPS students reviewed the standard operating procedures for cleaning a quality control laboratory. Instructor Jason Chu had students organize the various processes of daily and weekly cleaning into a flow chart. These cleaning practices are essential for maintaining a safe and secure environment. Concepts learned in today’s class will help students understand their future responsibilities as Quality Control professionals. Knowledge Vital For Your Career The importance of knowing these cleaning procedures is vital to a career in Quality Control.  Understanding concepts like cleaning validation and cross-contamination ensure that students are aware of the cleaning processes required in removing.. READ MORE »

FTSQ Co-op Students Are Learning From the Best in the Industry

Getting an education is one thing, putting that knowledge to good use is another. AAPS students enrolled in our Food Technology, Safety and Quality diploma program are taking the opportunity to develop their skills by training with leaders in Food Safety and Quality Assurance. Implements Your Skills The hands-on training AAPS students receive is only a part of what prepares them for the workforce. AAPS’ close industry connections allow for some of the best co-op placements in the industry. These placements allow students to expand on their specialized knowledge in real food safety environments. Co-op Placements AAPS students have gained.. READ MORE »

AAPS featured on the cover of Training Places Magazine

AAPS makes the cover story for June’s TrainingPlaces.ca magazine  – a monthly publication that features the best training institutions in Canada.  TrainingPlaces.ca celebrates AAPS for its highly trained applicants, experienced educators and professional learning environment. Student Testimonials The piece features testimonials from students who have successfully completed AAPS’ Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control program, Food Safety and Quality program and Clinical Research program. The AAPS Advantage The article also highlights the many resources which AAPS has to offer: close industry connections and co-op placements, web-based learning and online training, skill developing workshops and practical laboratory experience. Read more about.. READ MORE »

AAPS’ Pharmaceutical Students Complete their Third Term with Final Exams

Congratulations go out to AAPS’ Pharmaceutical Students who recently wrote exams on HPLC techniques and general laboratory testing. The exam was made of two parts: written and practical tests. Students were asked to answer questions on analytic chemistry and later asked to demonstrate their learnings in AAPS’ state-of-the-art laboratory. “This is the first time we’ve asked students to demonstrate their knowledge in person” says instructor, Jason Chu. “This form of evaluation benefits the students in developing their practical skills for the pharmaceutical industry.”Chu is newly welcomed to the AAPS Faculty and joins AAPS with 5 years of experience as a.. READ MORE »

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