ISPE Pharmaceutical eLearning Courses

According to a new survey by the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of adults consider themselves lifelong learners. One would think this percentage would be even higher as in today’s fast-paced world, there’s so much creation and advancement every day. The only way to stay abreast, whether for personal and/or professional purposes, would be to challenge yourself with continued education.

This is especially true in the ever-developing pharmaceutical industry. Being proactive with continued education is critical step to stay current with regulations, technologies, products, manufacturing methods, and more.

ISPE understands the need to continually increase one’s knowledge in order to move forward with the pharmaceutical industry. Our online training courses are designed to meet the needs of busy professionals and provide the in-depth, actionable and globally vetted knowledge you need to complete your assigned tasks.

About 44 percent of American adults are taking some form of continuing education, according to the U.S. Department of Education.

Check out ISPE’s newest pharmaceutical eLearning courses for 2016, designed to provide real world solutions that can be applied instantly to your work:

Airflow Pattern Visualization (AFPV)     ISPE Training Demo: Airflow Pattern Visualization (AFPV)

Explore the requirements for airflow pattern visualization. View numerous videos to highlight how you can use airflow patterns to discover the effectiveness and significance of the airflow design and functionality in critical areas and identify, test, and evaluate the different types.

Who would be interested?

  • Engineering
  • Facilities and Utilities Qualification
  • Fill/Finish
  • GMP Compliance
  • HVAC
  • Mechanical Services
  • Microbiology
  • Operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Technical Services
  • Validation

See additional details about the Airflow Pattern Visualization eLearning course.


Auditing for Medical Devices     ISPE Training Demo: Auditing for Medical Devices

Review the basic competencies required to effectively perform an auditor’s assigned responsibilities by defining audits, explaining why audits are carried out, discussing the types and levels of audits, and discussing what is required for preparing to audit medical devices.  Several modules are specifically designed to focus on global regulatory information as the basis of inspection points to consider during the audit. The concept of GxP risk utilizing GAMP® 5 computerized systems compliance guidance will be reviewed to review validation and illustrate the supplier assessment process.

Who would be interested?

  • Individuals with two or three years of direct experience working with GMP guidelines who want to develop additional expertise in GMP Auditing
  • New auditors or individuals wanting to become auditors
  • Professionals who are responsible for conducting internal or vendor GMP audits specifically for medical devices
  • Suppliers and others who are audited, such as quality assurance and quality control specialists, validation scientists, manufacturing supervisors, technical support personnel, engineers, and all levels of management
  • Component and contract manufacturers
  • Contract Testing Laboratories
  • Re-packagers, re-labelers and specification developers
  • Participants who work in the medical device industry and who currently are or wish to sell their product in the US, Europe and other parts of the world will profit attending this course.  This includes professionals responsible for understanding and interpreting global regulations within their companies, in areas such as Regulatory Affairs, Compliance, Research and Development, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Clinical Research.

See additional details about the Auditing for Medical Devices eLearning course.


Cleaning Fundamentals for the Pharmaceutical Industry     ISPE Training Demo: Cleaning Fundamentals for the Pharmaceutical Industry

To achieve effective and easily validated cleaning methods is to gain a thorough understanding of cleaning methods. With an in-depth look at the engineering concepts, principles, and integration of clean-in-place (CIP) systems, clean-out-of-place (COP) systems this course can help you meet your regulatory requirements.

Who Would be Interested?

  • Quality assurance and quality control specialists, manufacturing supervisors, technical support personnel, engineers, and all levels of management
  • Traditional Pharma; Biotech/Biosimilars; CMOs / CROs; Suppliers; Service Providers; Generics; Academia; and Regulatory agencies

See additional details about the Cleaning Fundamentals for the Pharmaceutical Industry eLearning course.


Clinical Trial Materials     ISPE Training Demo: Clinical Trial Materials

Learn about the clinical supply chain from beginning to end, including: designing appropriate packaging and labeling to match the study design, creating a plan of action to prepare the Clinical Trial Material (CTM) and how to implement the plan and troubleshoot.

Who Would be Interested?

  • New to the Clinical Supply area who are involved in the manufacture, review, and labeling of clinical trial materials
  • Need to know how to use Interactive Voice Response
  • Want to understand randomizations
  • Have a foundational background in clinical supplies who are involved in evaluating or designing clinical supply systems which meet operation, quality and regulatory requirements

See additional details about the Clinical Trial Materials eLearning course.


GEP: Risk and Cost Management     ISPE Training Demo: GEP: Risk and Cost Management

Investigate the entire range of pharmaceutical engineering activity and identify key attributes of GEPs consisting of proven and accepted engineering methods, procedures, and practices that provide appropriate, cost-effective, and well-documented solutions to meet user-requirements and compliance with applicable regulations.

Who would be interested?

  • Working at global supply chains; special operations; quality and in research
  • Service providers including design; construction; installation; commissioning; and qualification of facilities and equipment

See additional details about the GEP: Risk and Cost Management eLearning course.


Maintenance: Reliability, Engineering, and Asset Management     ISPE Training Demo: Maintenance: Reliability, Engineering and Asset Management

Discover tools for the development, implementation, and execution of cost-effective compliance for new or existing maintenance programs in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

Who Would be Interested?

  • Working at manufacturing and operating companies including traditional pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical; contract and generic manufactures, veterinary, medical device, bulk, and API
  • Engineering, validation, qualification and commissioning, and facilities and equipment personnel
  • Service providers including engineers, validation, suppliers and regulatory agencies, and equipment and components suppliers

See additional details about the Maintenance: Reliability, Engineering, and Asset Management eLearning course.


Visit ISPE’s training page to learn about all of our Pharmaceutical eLearning courses and other continuing learning options.

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