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cGMP: Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC)

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Program/Course ID: GMP09
Enrollment Period: 6 months.
Average Learning Time: ~60 minutes.
Additional Resources: Supplemental materials/activities.
Method of Training: Online / Self-paced eLearning.
Accessibility: 24/7 access to all program materials.
Credit Hours: 2 credits.
Catalog: Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).
Demonstration: Five (5) free trial courses are available.
Final Assessment: Multiple choice; unlimited attempts.
Certificate: PDF with validation code (See sample).
  Price: $199.00 USD  

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Training Program: cGMP: Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/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 course emphasizes quality assurance and quality control, with respect to good manufacturing practices. Participants explore GMPs as they apply to quality testing, management, manufacturing, and the control of pharmaceutical products. The objectives of this course are to describe the importance of the release for sale, the limitations of quality control testing, process validation and its role, GMP auditing and its purpose, quality control and quality assurance control, and their complementary roles.

Once all course requirements have been satisfied, students will immediately receive a certificate of completion (PDF) and have been introduced to appropriate cGMPs and pharmaceutical industry standards. This program assures that the student will understand the federal regulation compliances and how to conduct work which adheres to these standards.

Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment within a 90-day/3-month period (180 day/6-month period for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate of completion is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

Biopharma Institute's online training programs include immediate access after enrollment. Username, password, and instructions are emailed to the student following enrollment into the program. Course takers can attempt the final assessment any number of times, as needed, to achieve a passing score. Once all training requirements have been satisfied a certification of training has been achieved and can be verified immediately from our website using a unique certification ID code. The certificate of completion is also instantaneously launched and made available to the student in a PDF format upon completion. Professional certification programs additionally include a digital badge to verify training, and can be displayed on social networking sites, such as LinkedIn.


- Objectives
- Reviews and assessment
- Overview

Quality principles
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- What is quality?
- Fundamental GMP rules
- Responsibility for quality
- Knowledge and behavior

Pharmaceutical Quality System (PQS)
- PQS model
- Key PQS elements
- Management responsibility
- Quality functions within a PQS

Quality Assurance (QA)
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Overview
- Vendor assurance
- Documents and records
- Traceability
- Training
- Internal audits / self inspections
- Types of audits
- CAPA definitions
- CAPA systems
- CAPA phases
- Change management (change control)
- Deviations
- Release for supply
- Release for supply checks

Quality Assurance (QA) (continued)
- True or false?
- Vendor assurance is...
- Select all that apply for GMP compliant documents

Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Overview
- Scope of GMP rules
- Documentation and records
- Introduction to validation
- Cleaning validation (example)
- Process control
- Contamination control
- Which documentation provides information on whether or not a process remained in control?
- True or false?
- Select all options that need validating?

Quality Control (QC)
- What do you think?
- What do the GMP rules state?
- Overview
- QC responsibilities
- Good (Quality Control) Laboratory Practices
- Laboratory documentation system
- Sampling
- Reliable test methods
- Specifications
- Checking results
- Limitations
- Select all options that QC is responsible for
- Is there inherent risk in conclusions from sample results?
- Fill in the blanks

- Summary


This module provides an introduction to the functions of Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) in the effective and safe production and control of medicinal products.

- Recognize how attention to manufacturing quality products reflects on daily operations.
- Identify the role of QA in pharmaceutical manufacturing
- Recognize how companies use GMP rules to minimize errors in manufacturing
- Identify main roles & responsibilities of QC
- Recognize the key elements of a PQS

cGMP: Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QA/QC) is included in the following professional certification programs:

Professional Certification Program:

Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) Professional Certification Program

Course ID: GMP001S1
Price: $1795.00 (USD) | Learn more

Professional Certification Program:

US Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance (QA) Professional Certification Program

Course ID: QAPRO
Price: $1895.00 (USD) | Learn more

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  • Flexible final assessments: Assessment testing include multiple-choice questions and can be taken repeatedly until a passing score is achieved.
  • Direct access to certificates: Certificate of completion is instantly available once course requirements have been fulfilled.
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