Marihuana for Medical Purposes Certificate

Medical cannabis markets are rapidly expanding in Canada since the federal government’s recent transformation of regulations for this emerging pharmaceutical industry. There is significant demand for qualified professionals to ensure the necessary consistency, quality, safety and integrity to meet these new standards.

AAPS’ Marihuana for Medical Purposes certificate programs help students define and organize systems that work in accordance with Canadian Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations in respect to quality assurance, SOP’s, documentation practices, sanitation standards, and more.

Marihuana for Medical Purposes Certificate

QA for Medical Marihuana: Courses focus on the responsibilities of the quality department within companies that impact the quality, safety or efficacy of medical marihuana.
Students will gain working knowledge of Good Production Practices (GPP), quality system requirements including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), recalls, and laboratory testing.

SOP for Medical Marihuana: This course examines the regulatory requirements (GMP/GLP and MMPR) of SOP’s and their role in License Producer’s operations. It combines theory with hands-on exercises that train students in writing effective SOP’s.

Sanitation for Medical Marihuana: This course and workshop concentrate on the regulations and procedures that ensure cleanliness of the premises and equipment of licensed producers.

Record Keeping for Medical Marihuana: Students will gain a regulatory overview of the documentation and Record Keeping for Medical Marihuana Licensed Producer operations. This course uses engaging group exercises and a workshop to provide students with knowledge on how documentation compliance requirements can be met to satisfy government agency inspections, e.g. Health Canada.

Complaints and Recalls for Medical Marihuana: Students will learn how to set up an efficient system for handling complaints, recalls, and adverse reactions that fulfills current Canadian Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR).