A Look at the Medical Device Action Plan for Students in Drug Regulatory Affairs Training

Health Canada recently announced changes to medical device regulations. If you’re looking into drug regulatory affairs training, here’s what you need to know.

Considering Studying for a Diploma in Nutrition? Here’s a Look at the New Canada Food Guide

When Canada released its very first food guide back in 1942, it advocated for Canadians to consume at least 4-6 slices of bread, a pint of milk, and a serving…

3 Things for Students in Pharmacovigilance Training to Know About Data Silos

Data silos are when data in an organization is kept by one department and not shared with the rest of the organization. Data silos are a risk at any large…

What Students Earning a Food Handler Certificate Should Know About Passing a Restaurant Inspection

Health inspections give the public reassurance that a food establishment is safe to eat at. However, restaurant owners and staff can get a bit anxious about health inspections, even if…

Stuck in a Dead End Job? 3 Reasons to Switch Careers and Go to Pharmaceutical School

Do you feel stuck in a rut, or that your current job doesn’t challenge you as much as you would like? Perhaps you want a career that feels more fulfilling,…

What Clinical Research Diploma Students Should Know About the Blood Pressure Drug Recall

Pharmacovigilance—which refers to detecting, understanding, and preventing adverse effects and other problems with pharmaceuticals—is vital for ensuring the safety of medicines. That’s why drug recalls are of particular interest to…

Considering HPLC Training? How Scientists Used HPLC to Uncover the Risks of a Popular E-Cigarette

E-cigarettes have become extremely popular in recent years, largely because they are generally seen as a safer alternative to tobacco cigarettes. However, a recent study using high performance liquid chromatography…

4 Things to Know About Food Facility Audits for Food Safety Students

Safety is a paramount concern when working in the food industry. From processing plants to restaurants, food facilities in Canada are subject to stringent safety laws. These laws are enforced…

How Quality Assurance and Quality Control is Different for Medical Devices vs. Pharmaceuticals

If you’re considering a career in pharmaceutical quality assurance and quality control in the medical device industry, now is a great time to pursue training. The medical device industry is…

Is “Pegan” the New “Vegan”? What Students in Food Quality Training Need to Know

Mashing together vegan and paleo eating habits might sound like an oxymoron. After all, the paleo diet is fairly meat-heavy, a big no-no for veganism. Veganism, on the other hand,…