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GLP: Microbiology and QC (GLP06)

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Method of Training: Online / Self-paced eLearning.
Credit Hours: 2 credits.
Duration: ~2 hour(s).
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
Catalog: Good Laboratory Practices.
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PRICE: USD $195.00

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Biopharma Institute LogoTraining Program: GLP: Microbiology and QC
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 Reviews

This online course provides an introduction to the basic requirements and concepts of quality control for microbiological testing laboratories operating under good laboratory practice (GLP) guidelines. The course reviews an introduction to the requirements and basic concepts, discusses issues that laboratory auditors focus on, and specific regulatory requirements for pharmaceuticals, including guidelines and requirements for microbial limits for non-sterile products. Additionally, the course reviews the current laboratory guidelines published by the FDA and the TGA. This program covers basic microbiology, objectionable organisms, GLP requirements, waste disposal and housekeeping, materials flow, and a conclusion which summarizes the previously listed topics. Once all course requirements have been satisfied the student will have immediate access to a certificate of completion in PDF format.

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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.


1. Introduction
2. Defining micro-organisms
3. Eukaryotes/Prokaryotes
4. Classifying bacteria
5. Counting difficulties
6. Review

7. Introduction
8. Concerns
9. Sources and examples
10. Review

11. Introduction
12. Role of the laboratory
13. Sampling requirements
14. Overcoming issues
15. Lab system elements
16. Key media requirements
17. Culture collections
18. Biological indicators
19. Reporting results
20. Positive/Negative controls
21. Issues affecting validity
22. Review

23. Introduction
24. Risks of contamination
25. Entering/exiting the lab
26. Contaminated samples
27. Review

28. Introduction
29. Importance
30. Key attributes
31. Stages
32. Review

33. Summary


--Identify different classes of micro-organisms.
--Describe and list typical objectionable organisms for different products.
--Describe the basic cGLP requirements for a microbiology laboratory.
--Follow correct procedures for safe disposal of cultures.
--Describe the flow of samples and materials through the laboratory.

Full List of Programs in the Good Laboratory Practices Catalog:

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GLP: Introduction to G(QC)LP: This online course introduces students to the basic requirements and concepts of Good Quality Control Laboratory Practices. It will review the standards used in the industry and specify QC requirements and defi ... Learn more

GLP: QC in a Regulated Laboratory: This online course introduces students to the basic requirements and concepts of quality control in a regulated pharmaceutical laboratory. It discusses issues that laboratory auditors focus on. Also presented w ... Learn more

GLP: Basic Statistics for QC Laboratories: This online course covers a number of practical and essential statistical techniques that are needed for the analyst working in a laboratory setting. Students will learn how and when to apply techniques to data ... Learn more

GLP: Sampling Plans: This online course discusses the unique problems found in pharmaceutical production, whether inactive or active chemical materials, unprinted or printed packaging materials, process water, in-process materials, ... Learn more

GLP: Stability Programs: This online course introduces the student to the requirements for stability programs, how they are reviewed, and their purpose. Also presented will be the basic requirements for scheduling tests. The course cov ... Learn more

GLP: Microbiology and QC: This online course provides an introduction to the basic requirements and concepts of quality control for microbiological testing laboratories operating under good laboratory practice (GLP) guidelines. The cour ... Learn more

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