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Micro: Microbial Contamination of Pharmaceutical Products - Part 2 (ELM-706)

Certification Training
Method of Training: Online / Self-paced eLearning.
Credits: 0.1 CPD Credits.
Duration: ~60 minutes.
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
CPD Accredited TrainingCatalog: Pharmaceutical Microbiology.
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PRICE: USD $199.00

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Training Provided By: Biopharma Institute

Schedule: Self-paced. Immediate access to training materials upon ordering.

Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. Biopharma Institute ReviewsUpon completion of this course you will have a greater understanding of the following, the basics of applied pharmaceutical microbiology, the sources of microbial contamination and their control, how to implement appropriate strategies for maintaining a controlled manufacturing environment, new technologies and rapid microbiological methods, microbial identification technologies, endotoxin testing for quality control and process control during manufacturing, microbiological test method validation and the regulatory and pharmacopoeial expectations.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with passing score within a 90-day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

Micro: Microbial Contamination of Pharmaceutical Products - Part 2 course is included in the following Professional Certification Programs:

Pharmaceutical Microbiology Professional Certification: Review the individual courses included in this program (see below) for program descriptions and outlines. This online training program includes immediate access after enrollment. Username, password, and instru ... Learn more


Learning objectives
Who should take this course?
Terms explained
Course modules

The Essentials of Pharmaceutical Microbiology
Microbiological culture media
Microbiological culture media
Other culture media
Microbiological examination of non-sterile products
Test methods
Microbial enumeration test (MET)
Tests for specified microorganisms
Acceptance criteria for non-sterile pharmaceutical products
Microbial examination of sterile products - Endotoxin test
Microbial examination of sterile products - LAL Test
Principle of the LAL Test
The FDA's recommended LAL method
Comparison of methods
Microbial examination of sterile products - sterility test
Types of media
Sterility testing methods
Direct inoculation
Interpretation of results
Sterility Failures: What happens next?
Laboratory system investigations
Manufacturing system investigations
Concluding sterility test failure investigations
Antimicrobial effectiveness test
Product categories
Test organisms
Criteria for antimicrobial effectiveness

Validation of Microbiological Test Methods
What is method validation?
Types of microbiological methods
Validation parameters
Validation parameters per test

Microbiological Environmental Monitoring
What monitoring can do?
Methods of monitoring
Active air sampling
Active air sampling - method
Passive air sampling (Settle plates)
Passive air sampling (Settle plates) - method
Contact plates
Contact plate - method
Swabs - method
Monitoring frequencies
Limits for microbiological monitoring
Some tips for microbiological monitoring


Final Assessment



Skill Level:

This training program has been developed to train employees with Intermediate Knowledge of Pharmaceutical Microbiology.

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