3 Ways To Overcome Resistance To Online Learning – eLearning Industry



“Despite the widespread adoption of technological advances, people still resist online learning. Although we may be quick to point the finger at older generations that did not grow up digitally, the resistance can come from any age group for any number of reasons.

Rather than discuss those reasons, I want to consider how we can overcome the resistance. Three ways I have found effective in practice are: highlighting the benefits, demonstrating the possibilities, and offering training.”

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FDA Announces NIPP For Sterile Injectable Drugs



“This New Inspection Protocol Project (NIPP) uses standardized electronic inspection protocols to collect data in a structured manner for more consistent oversight of facilities and faster and more efficient analysis of our findings. The protocols also include additional questions related to quality culture observed in facilities. The new tool is being applied to our inspectional work related to sterile injectable drugs, which have been the subject of sterility problems and shortages in the past. The primary focus of this new tool is to ensure a more streamlined and consistent coverage and reporting of our inspectional activities.”

“These aseptic processing drug inspection protocols for sterile drugs are the first of what we plan to be a series of valuable new inspection protocols covering all dosage forms. As we integrate learnings from these pilots in our field activities, our goal is to have them ready for full implementation within the next two years. These modern tools are a key part of our efforts to protect the health and safety of U.S. patients.”

Read the full FDA Press Announcement:  Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on new steps to strengthen and modernize agency’s oversight and reporting of inspections for sterile injectable drugs – FDA.gov

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FDA Reveals How Manufacturing Facilities are Prioritized for Inspections | RAPS

“The Site Selection Model (SSM), used by CDER staff to prioritize manufacturing sites for routine quality-related inspections, considers risk related to drug (drug substance and finished product) quality as may arise from violations of the CGMP requirements in the Food Drug & Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act).

The SSM will use risk factors consistent with section 510 of the FD&C Act, which identifies specific risk factors and allows FDA to determine additional ones, including: “a) The compliance history of the establishment. b) The record, history, and nature of recalls linked to the establishment. c) The inherent risk of the drug manufactured, prepared, propagated, compounded, or processed at the establishment.””

Read the full source article: FDA Reveals How Manufacturing Facilities are Prioritized for Inspections | RAPS

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GMP Trainer Awareness, Certification, and Master Trainer Courses

GMP Trainer Awareness, Certification, and Master Trainer Courses

This online self-study course leads participants through many different ways to teach cGMPs and QSRs. Learn what a class instructor thinks while delivering a training session to students, so you can repeat that training approach in your own organization.

How This Course Is Implemented

This course is implemented in three phases: Awareness, Certification, and Master Trainer.

  1. GMP Trainer Awareness – Students view presentations covering the course objectives below.
  2. GMP Trainer Certification – Students view the “Awareness” presentations. Students then prepare elements of a training session demonstrating the application of the content taught in the awareness course, or in some cases, capture and submit video segments of an actual or practice training session. All information submitted will be reviewed and critiqued by a team of Master Trainers. This course is taken simultaneously with the Awareness course.
  3. GMP Master Trainer – Learn GMP content to assure you know the basic GMP rules. This phase of the program is under development.

This is NOT a public seminar workshop. Our public seminar was so popular; we turned it into an online self-study course that fits into your busy schedule.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Apply a Participant Centered Approach to training
  • Write course objectives
  • Development a course assessment
  • Describe the difference between ice breakers and activities
  • Describe and develop ice breakers for a class
  • Describe and develop activities for a class
  • Explain the role of the instructor during activities
  • Develop an activity debriefing strategy
  • Describe various strategies for forming groups
  • Design a course presentation
  • Identify and demonstrate effective presentation skills
  • Develop stories for a class and how to deliver the story
  • Develop discussion questions
  • Develop and implement discussion follow-up strategies
  • Demonstrate the management of disruptive behavior
  • Identify the elements of a course assessment validation plan
  • Identify the elements of a course evaluation form
  • Develop a course evaluation form

Keywords:  trainer certification, train the trainer, T4T, FDA, cGMP, QSR, GMP, training

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Cut Training Costs With Online Learning – eLearning Industry

However …   Just like classroom training, online learning requires engagement at every level of the process. From upper management down to the learners themselves—there has to be some kind of engagement strategy in place. Without this high level of engagement, your training programme is doomed to failure. This means that your training’s return on investment is reliant on the amount of effort you put into effectively engaging your staff with their own self-development.”

Read the full article. Source: Cut Training Costs With Online Learning – eLearning Industry

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Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing – New! – Online Self-Study Course

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Buy Now! – Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing – Online Self-Study Course

The most popular class with Allan Dewes, “Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing” is now available as an online self-study course.  In 3-1/2 hours you’ll learn about the tools used to conduct a thorough deviation investigation. You’ll also learn great tips and get clear guidance on how to write a deviation investigation report. This class is not just theory and offers clear examples. Private email-based coaching is also available.

Here’s what’s covered in the basic class:

Root Cause Analysis

  • GMP Compliance Requirements
  • Deviation Investigation Definitions
  • Deviation Investigation Teams
  • Interviewing and Path Forward
  • Fishbone Diagrams
  • The Five Why’s Map
  • Distinctions
  • Walk-Through-Analysis
  • Change Analysis
  • Understanding Human Errors
  • Control Barriers
  • Product Impact
  • Previous Investigations (Look Back)
  • Immediate Actions
  • Containment
  • Corrections
  • Corrective Actions
  • Preventive Actions
  • Follow-Up and Effectiveness Checks
  • Risk Assessment

Investigation Report Writing

  • Writing Tips
  • Writing the Description of the Event
  • Event Classification Reporting
  • Writing Immediate Actions and Containment
  • Reporting on Previous Investigations
  • Sequence of Events (root cause discussion)
  • Root Cause Summary
  • Writing about Product Impact
  • Reporting on Corrections and CAPA
  • Reporting the Follow-Up and Effectiveness Checks
  • Background Information, Attachments and Referential Information
  • Interim Reports

About the Coaching Option (an advanced option)

This optional purchase enables the student to practice each tool or report section. Each item is submitted to Allan for his review and evaluation. The student receives feedback. The purchase buys the student 4-hours of email-based coaching from Allan. Additional 4-hour blocks can be purchased if needed.

Fees:    

  • Basic Course access is $995 per student.
  • Advanced Coaching Option is $800 per student per 4-hour block of coaching time. Time is based on Allan’s actual document review time and preparing feedback. Additional review time segments can be purchased.
  • Special group or classroom rates are available.

How To Enroll: 
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Certificates: Students who successfully complete all topics will receive a certificate of completion via email from Allan.

Have more Questions: Call Allan at 415.948.5220 or 954.873.7422 or Email at allan.dewes@skillsplusinc.com

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“Mutual Recognition” Kicks Into High Gear – FDA Law Blog

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“On October 31st, FDA made its long anticipated announcement recognizing the first European drug regulatory authorities capable of conducting inspections of manufacturing facilities that meet FDA requirements. The eight countries that were announced are: Austria, Croatia, France, Italy, Malta, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom.”

Source: FDA Law Blog: “Mutual Recognition” Kicks Into High Gear

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Free cGMP Tip on Root Cause Analysis (RCA)

Free cGMP tip on RCA

Free GMP Tip for Root Cause Analysis

Updated April 26, 2018

You asked for it, so we delivered!

The most popular class with Allan Dewes, “Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing” is now available as an online self-study course. In 3-1/2 hours you’ll learn about the tools used to conduct a thorough deviation investigation. You’ll also learn great tips and get clear guidance on how to write a deviation investigation report. This class is not just theory and offers clear examples. Private email-based coaching is also available.

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Free GMP tip on root cause analysis (RCA)

The FDA says, “Human error is not a root cause.” If your first reflex is blaming human error, it’s time to re-think the situation in order to identify the real root cause of the human error.

There are several categories of human errors: slips, lapses, and induced errors. These can account for a large percentage of errors. In order to understand these human errors in more detail, they can be investigated through the use of investigative tools such as a Walk Through Analysis or Control Barrier Analysis.

Once the underlying contributing factors and real root cause(s) are understood, then they can be controlled (in many cases).

Learn more about this topic by taking these courses by SkillsPlus Intl Inc:
Root Cause Analysis for Better Investigations – A cGMP QSR GMP Training Course
Deviation Investigation Report Writing – A GMP QSR cGMP Training Workshop

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Advanced GMP Training – Root Cause Analysis & Deviation Investigation Reports

Advanced GMP Training

Advanced cGMP Training

Updated April 26, 2018

You asked for it, so we delivered!

The most popular class with Allan Dewes, “Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing” is now available as an online self-study course. In 3-1/2 hours you’ll learn about the tools used to conduct a thorough deviation investigation. You’ll also learn great tips and get clear guidance on how to write a deviation investigation report. This class is not just theory and offers clear examples. Private email-based coaching is also available.

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Advanced cGMP Training – Root Cause Analysis & Deviation Investigation Report Writing

Pinpointing the wrong root cause can result in ineffective immediate, corrective, and preventive actions. Throwing fixes at the wrong things might not fix the problem. Blaming and overusing human error as the root cause can result in incomplete and ineffective root cause analysis. By taking our advanced courses, you’ll more confidently identify the real root causes, and craft clearer and more concise investigation reports.

These highly popular advanced cGMP training classes are taught at the location of your choice. You might be interested in two of our highly popular and inter-related courses.

Root Cause Analysis for Better Deviation Investigations: On-site Advanced GMP Training by SkillsPlus International Inc.

Course Objectives:

  • Use tools and techniques to effectively identify the deviation statement
  • Identify the root cause of the deviation.
  • Generate and objectively select the best corrective and preventive actions.
  • Assess the risk of implementing the corrective action and preventive action.
  • Develop a contingency plan to preventive action implementation.
  • Create corrective actions and preventive action metrics.

Deviation Investigation Reports: On-Site Advanced GMP Training by SkillsPlus International Inc.

Course Objectives:

  • Increase investigation report suitability for FDA review.
  • Decrease the number of reports returned by internal reviewers.
  • Write supported deviation statements.
  • Provide a detailed background statement to include related information, investigations, affected materials and references.
  • Document deviation investigation findings.
  • State the root cause with supporting facts.
  • Generate supported, plausible, and defensible corrective actions.
  • Develop effectiveness measures for the corrective actions.
  • Generate realistic preventive actions.
  • Develop effectiveness measures for the preventive actions.
  • Develop a follow up plan for corrective and preventive actions.
  • Write accurate executive summary statements.

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Introduction To FDA cGMP – A basic GMP course

cGMP basics course

Basic FDA GMP training for new hires and experienced staff.

Situation:  You’ve just hired some new employees, and your seasoned staff need refresher training.

Solution:  Contact SkillsPlus Intl Inc. for their popular basic cGMP course. It’s perfect for introducing and re-introducing essential FDA concepts to all your employees.

Call:  (415) 948-5220

Web:   Essentials for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers 

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