Microbial Contamination of Pharmaceutical Products – Part 1


Upon 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.

Curriculum for this course:
Overview 1 min 20 secs
Learning objectives 1 min 45 secs
Who should take this course? 2 min 10 secs
Terms explained 1 min 29 secs
Course modules 1 min 40 secs
Module 1: An Introduction to Pharmaceutical Microbiology
What is microbiology 1 min 32 secs
What is pharmaceutical microbiology 1 min 41 secs
Why microbiology in the life sciences? 2 min 10 secs
Microbial considerations in the pharmaceutical industry 1 min 41 secs
Module 2: Microbial Contamination of Pharmaceutical Products
What is microbial contamination? 1 min 25 secs
Sources of microbial contaminants 2 min 15 secs
Factors affecting microbial spoilage of pharmaceutical products 1 min 45 secs
Prevention and control of microbial contamination 1 min 58 secs
Personnel 2 min 30 secs
Facility design – Part 1 1 min 49 secs
Facility design – Part 2 1 min 55 secs
Access to areas 1 min 40 secs
Building requirements 2 min 11 secs
Cleaning and disinfection 1 min 58 secs
Utilities 2 min 10 secs
Final Assessment

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