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Califf previews priorities if confirmed as FDA commissioner
Posted 18 January 2022 By Michael Mezher
In correspondence with two Republican senators before his nomination was advanced in the Senate last week, FDA Commissioner-nominee Robert Califf committed to promoting the use of real-world evidence (RWE) and cited the need for better p...
Asia-Pacific Roundup: TGA posts Q&A on conditions for supplying point-of-care rapid antigen COVID-19 tests
Posted 18 January 2022 By Nick Paul Taylor
Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has published a question and answer document on the conditions for supplying rapid antigen tests of COVID-19 at the point of care. TGA released the text within days of providing guidance...
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GAO tasks FDA with developing agency-wide workforce plan for medical product staff
Posted 17 January 2022 By Jeff Craven
Centers within the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are using the flexibility in hiring and pay requirements afforded by the 21st Century Cures Act (Cures Act) to recruit and retain medical staff, but the agency does not have a wo...
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This Week at FDA: User fee update, Califf nomination, and more
Posted 14 January 2022 By Michael Mezher
Welcome to another edition of This Week at FDA! There were some major developments this week with potential ramifications for FDA in the coming years, as well as many other updates and actions from the agency. We hear that HHS has transm...
COVID-19 vaccine tracker
Posted 14 January 2022 By Jeff Craven
Updated 14 January to include new information on vaccines from Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca, Gamaleya Research Institute, Janssen Vaccines, Sinovac, Sinopharm, CanSino Biologics, Bharat Biotech/Ocugen, Center for Genetic Engin...
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WHO charts path to convergence on cell and gene therapies
Posted 14 January 2022 By Joanne S. Eglovitch
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a white paper for consultation that proposes a risk-based framework for regulating cell and gene therapy products (CGTPs) to promote global convergence among health authorities.
Recon: Biogen wants dialogue with CMS over Aduhelm coverage decision; GSK, Vir seek authorization for COVID antibody shot
Posted 13 January 2022 By Joanne S. Eglovitch
Welcome to Regulatory Reconnaissance, your daily regulatory news and intelligence briefing.
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Stakeholders seek clarity on FDA cell and gene therapy draft guidance
Posted 13 January 2022 By Jeff Craven
Industry, medical societies and other stakeholders have weighed in on draft guidance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) detailing how sponsors that want to study multiple versions of cell and gene therapies could combine them...
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US Regulatory Essentials, Devices
Tuesday, 22 March 2022 (10:00 - 3:30PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Members: $825| Nonmembers: $970
This online workshop offers a comprehensive overview of U.S. regulatory affairs for medical devices and IVDs.
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Rollout IVDR 2022: How to prepare for the IVDR by May 2022. Date of Application or Dead on Arrival?
Wednesday, 23 March 2022 (1:00 - 5:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Member: € 710 | Nonmember: € 835
Learn which aspects to consider when writing a regulatory plan, along with several pathways to speed up development, including PRIME and adaptive pathways.
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Digital Health: Fundamentals of FDA Regulation
Friday, 11 February 2022 (11:00 - 12:30PM) 1.5 RAC Credits Members: $160 | Nonmembers: $175
Examine how FDA regulates digital health including SaMD, AI/ML and cybersecurity, and learn about the implications of the new FDA draft guidance on recommended software documentation for premarket submissions.
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Cybersecurity Unauthorized
Tuesday, 08 March 2022 (10:00 - 5:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Members: $970 | Nonmembers: $1,150
This workshop will help regulatory and quality professionals develop the knowledge they need to help steer their organizations in the right direction when it comes to global cybersecurity expectations.
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Preparing to Take the RAC Devices Exam
Tuesday, 15 March 2022 (5:00 - 8:30PM) 6.0 RAC Credits Members: $495 |Non-members: $580
For those preparing to take the RAC Devices exam. Workshop will focus on critical, analytical & strategic test-taking skills and be facilitated by a panel of regulatory professionals who have earned their RAC.
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Software as a Medical Device
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 (9:00 - 4:00PM) 12.0 RAC Credits Member: $970 |Nonmember: $1,150
Join regulatory experts to explore evolving global regulatory requirements affecting SaMD, including determining when software is considered regulated as SaMD and how to determine correct class/classification.
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Wisconsin Chapter Webcast: Appropriate Use of Public Cloud Computing for Quality Systems and Medical Devices
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 (2:00 - 3:00PM) 1.0 RAC Credits Member: $0 | Nonmember: $25
Learn new best practices and thinking to software and hardware computing technologies and embrace a more modern approach to device safety.
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Integrating Human Factors into Your Next Regulatory Submission: Lemons or Lemonade?
Tuesday, 26 April 2022 (9:00 - 2:00PM) 6.0 RAC Credits Member: $495 | Nonmember: $580
This workshop is for the regulatory professional who wants to successfully navigate crucial aspects of human factors and prevent obstacles and risks to your submissions.
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Complete GHTF Guidance Document Bundle
Member: $62.50 Nonmember: $82.50
A GHTF bundle of 24 guidances for medical devices: 10 from Study Group 1, eight from Study Group 2, three from Study group 3, two from Study Group 4 and one from Study Group 5.
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21 CFR 820 Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485 Medical Devices
1.5 RAC Credits
Member: $0.00 Nonmember: $35.00
The RAPS Philadelphia Chapter’s webcast covering 21 CFR 820 quality system regulation and ISO 13485 medical devices.
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Global Pediatric Development of Drugs, Biologics, and Medical Devices
Member: $75.00 Nonmember: $105.00
This book takes a comprehensive look at global regulations, guidance, and incentives for the development of products for the pediatric population.
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Medical Device Certificate Elective Medical Device Certificate Elective
Medical Devices: Definition & Lifecycle [1.0 RAC]
1.0 RAC Credits
Member: $135.00 Nonmember: $185.00
This course acts as a primer—a basic introduction to medical devices and general aspects of product and regulatory lifecycles.
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Medical Devices: EU Regulations [5.0 RAC]
5.0 RAC Credits
Member: $545.00 Nonmember: $745
This course provides a solid understanding of medical device regulation in the EU. It covers the history of medical device regulation in Europe and follows the regulatory requirements throughout the product life.
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RAC (Devices) Prep Toolbox with Print Edition of Fundamentals of Medical Devices Regulations
Member: $1,500.00 Nonmember: $1,900.00
The Toolbox brings together a full range of valuable resources, gives you a sense for the kinds of questions you will be tested on and clarifies how the exam is structured.
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RAC (Devices) Reference Package: Complete Bundle
Member: $1,900 Nonmember: $2,600
Referred to as 'Reference Packages', RAC Prep bundles combine several of RAPS individual RAC prep tools together at a discounted rate.
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Regulatory Affairs Certificate Upgrade: Pharmaceuticals
Member: $1230.00 Nonmember: $1540
If you have already successfully completed a Regulatory Affairs Certificate in Medical Devices, you can complete the two remaining core courses of the Dual Certificate and three addition electives.