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    132 professionals pass Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exams, earning RAC-Devices or RAC-Drugs credentials

    RAPS today announced the names of the 132 professionals who passed one of the two Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exams in autumn 2021. By passing, they earn either the RAC-Drugs or RAC-Devices credential. The RAC credentials are the leading certifications for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector and the only regulatory credentials in this sector to be accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). Earning an RAC...
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    RAC receives accreditation from National Commission for Certifying Agencies

    RAPS today announced that its Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) programs have been accredited through the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA) , an accrediting body of the Institute for Credentialing Excellence (ICE). NCCA accreditation applies to both the RAC-Drugs and RAC-Devices credentials. NCCA accreditation provides independent, impartial validation that the RAC programs meet stringent industry standards for certification programs. Accreditati...
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    108 more professionals earn RAC

    RAPS today announced that 108 professionals passed the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exams in the summer exam window, which occurred in July and August 2021. Passing the exam confers the RAC-Drugs and RAC-Devices credentials, the leading credentials for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. There are currently more than 5,000 professionals around the world who hold the RAC credentials.   The RAC exams are rigorous and in order to pass, o...
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    122 earn RAC in spring 2021 exam period

    RAPS today announced the names of the 122 professionals who earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in the most recent RAC exam period this past spring. The RAC is the leading credential for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. “Congratulations to all who passed the RAC exams! It is a great accomplishment,” said RAPS Interim Executive Director Bill McMoil. “Earning the RAC demonstrates not only regulatory knowledge and critical thinking ski...
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    How to prepare for the RAC exam

    Earning your Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) is a significant investment in your regulatory career. The RAC is the leading credential for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. It shows employers, clients, colleagues and others not only that you have the requisite regulatory knowledge, but also that you are committed to your profession. To get the credential, you must pass one of two challenging RAC exams. The average pass rate is between 40% ...
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    138 Global Professionals Earn Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in Autumn 2020

    RAPS announced today the names of 138 individuals who passed Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exams last autumn. By passing the rigorous exam, they earn the RAC, the leading credential for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. The RAC exams test knowledge of regulations governing pharmaceutical products or medical devices, depending on which version of the exam—RAC Drugs or RAC Devices—is taken, as well as how the regulations are applied in ...
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    Is Regulatory Affairs Certification right for you?

    If you are a considering pursuing Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) , you may be wondering what the return on investment will be, or whether you are ready to take one of the challenging RAC exams? The answers to these questions depend largely on you. Before you decide, you should consider things like the amount of regulatory experience you have, potential additional credibility to be gained, the level of support you have from your employer and how much time you c...
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    What you need to know about taking the RAC exam online

    Traditionally, candidates for Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) have taken their RAC exams in person at one of more than 1,000 authorized testing centers around the world. But when the COVID-19 global health crisis forced most centers to close temporarily in the spring of 2020, RAPS launched a pilot program allowing exam-takers to sit for the exam remotely online. RAPS worked with its testing vendor, Scantron, to roll out a form of test administration called ‘l...
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    180 Passed RAC Exams This Summer

    RAPS announced today that 180 regulatory professionals passed the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exam during the summer 2020 exam period. Passing the RAC exam requires knowledge of, and competency in applying, healthcare product regulations.   There are two versions of the exam—RAC Drugs and RAC Devices—covering regulations for pharmaceuticals and medical devices, respectively. Of the 180 passers, 71 passed the RAC Drugs, and 110 passed the RAC Devices. One p...
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    13 Earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in midst of COVID-19 pandemic; Many others opt for future test date

    Thirteen individuals passed the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exam during the recent spring exam period, RAPS announced today. More than 90% of those who had initially registered to take the exam in the spring transferred to a later exam period, as most RAC test centers were forced to close temporarily in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all registrants opted to take the exam at some point, rather than cancelling. In May, RAPS announced a pilot progr...
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    RAC Exams to be offered online this summer

    RAPS’ Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) program will offer candidates the opportunity to take the RAC exam online during the upcoming summer testing window, 13 July to 21 August 2020. The move comes after some testing centers experienced limited opening availability due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While many test sites are open and candidates can schedule exams at any of the more than 1,000 available sites as they normally would, this additional option allows greater f...
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    A Record-High 362 Regulatory Professionals Pass the RAC Exam

    A record-high 362 regulatory professionals have passed the Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) exam during the most recent RAC exam period, RAPS announced today. Passing the RAC exam requires essential knowledge of healthcare product regulations, critical thinking and analytical skills. The rigorous exam challenges regulatory professionals not only to know applicable regulations, but also how they apply in various real-world situations. The 362 individuals who p...