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How to Prepare for a Safety Inspection


Continuing Education Credits are not available for the archived offering.
This program is a part of DIA's Certificate Program and is awarded the following:
Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance Certificate Program: 3 Elective Units
Regulatory Affairs Certificate Program: 3 Elective Units
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This archive may be purchased through May 7, 2015.
Archive duration:
Part 1: 1 hour 59 minutes
Part 2: 1 hour 59 minutes
Part 3: 1 hour 58 minutes

Every pharmacovigilance department will, at one time or another, undergo a governmental or health authority inspection as well as audits by vendors, partners, suppliers, internal auditors and others. The introductory archived online course will teach you how to prepare for an audit/inspection from the time of the receipt of the announcement (or of the arrival of the inspectors at your doorstep) to conclusion of the audit.


Course Level: Beginner

Featured topics

  • How to prepare for an audit/inspection
  • How to prepare a response and corrective action plans
  • Different types of inspections and audits from around the world (EMA, UK MHRA and US FDA)
  • Review a case study

Who should attend?

Professionals who work in:

  • Drug Safety/Pharmacovigilance
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality
  • Compliance
  • Information Technology
  • Medical Information
  • Risk Management
  • Legal
  • Pharmacology

Learning objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Define the types of inspections and audits that exist and how they differ around the world
  • Discuss the legal basis for inspections and how inspectors do their job
  • Prepare for an inspection: preparing the roadmap, team, tasks, and documents
  • Assess how to handle the actual inspection
  • Discuss how to prepare the response and CAPA

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  • Individual registration is a license for ONE internet login allowing one viewer.
  • Group site registration is a license for ONE internet login allowing multiple viewers from one location.

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