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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...
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    214 Earn Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), Including First Group to Earn Medical-Device- or Drugs-Specific RACs

    RAPS announced today that 214 individuals earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the most recent RAC exam period, this past spring. Of that group, 59 passed one of two new variations of the RAC exam designed to test knowledge of regulations pertaining to either pharmaceuticals or medical devices, specifically.   The RAC exams cover knowledge of healthcare product regulations, critical thinking and analytical skills that regulatory professionals with thr...
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    235 Earn Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)

    A total of 235 individuals earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the most recent RAC exam period, RAPS announced today. The challenging RAC exams test essential knowledge of healthcare product regulations, critical thinking and analytical skills. To pass, exam takers must be able to demonstrate not only that they know the relevant regulations, but also how they apply in a variety of realistic scenarios. By passing, each of the 235 professionals now hold ...
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    RAPS Introduces Pharmaceutical- and Medical Device-Focused Regulatory Affairs Certifications (RACs)

    RAPS today announced two new Regulatory Affairs Certifications (RACs) will become available beginning with the next RAC exam period in spring 2019. Exam applications are now being accepted. The two new exams and associated credentials are called the RAC (Drugs) and RAC (Devices). They join the four previously established, regional exams: US, EU, Canada and Global. The RAC is the only post-academic professional credential for the healthcare product regulatory field....
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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 only professional credential specifically 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 four challenging RAC exams—the average pa...
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    192 Earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) in Spring 2017

    Today, RAPS congratulates the 192 regulatory professionals who earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the recent spring 2017 exam period. The RAC credential is earned by passing one of four exams , and is the only professional credential specifically for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. RAC holders must maintain their certification through continuous learning and professional development, recertifying every three years. Currentl...
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    A View From the Top: An Interview with CRI President Jennifer Kerr, RAC

    This article is based on an interview with Cook Research Incorporated (CRI) president Jennifer Kerr and covers a wide range of topics from her education, to how she became interested in regulatory, to her experiences in clinical affairs and her responsibilities at CRI. Introduction Jennifer Kerr, president of Cook Research Incorporated (CRI), has had an impressive career and is involved with many aspects of identification, development, testing, and regulatory approval...
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    Is Regulatory Affairs Certification Right for You?

    If you are a regulatory professional considering pursuing Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), you are not alone. RAC is a recurring topic of discussion in online forums where regulatory professionals and those looking to get into the profession ask questions and exchange ideas, such as the Regulatory Open Forum on RAPS' Regulatory Exchange , the RAPS LinkedIn group discussion or ...
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    Get RAC Questions Answered at the Regulatory Convergence

    If you are planning to attend RAPS’ upcoming Regulatory Convergence in Baltimore, 24–28 October, and you are thinking about pursuing Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) or have questions about the RAC, you should plan to attend one of the conference’s two scheduled RAC mini-sessions. The RAC mini-sessions are 45 minutes long and will be held in between educational sessions on Monday and Tuesday. These interactive sessions will give attendees the opportunity to...
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    184 Earn Regulatory Affairs Certification in Spring 2015

    RAPS congratulates the 184 professionals who earned their  Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC)   in spring 2015, the most recent group to do so. The RAC is the only professional credential for the healthcare product regulatory field. It is earned by passing one of the four RAC exams and must be maintained through continuous learning, professional development and leadership activities. The deadline to  apply  for the next exam cycle taking place this...