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GDP Online | Good Distribution Practice Training Course

Good Distribution Practice (GDP) Training for Wholesalers/Distributors, Manufacturers and Suppliers of Pharmaceutical products.

If you are involved in any aspect of distributing pharmaceutical products then the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) course is for you. This GDP Training course includes areas of quality control, manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, quality assurance, regulation and compliance. Regulations in Europe & US state that all participants of all aspects of medicinal distribution must comply with the principles and guidelines of GDP. The course informs participants how a high level of GDP quality is maintained throughout the distribution network, so that authorised medicines are distributed throughout the supply chain without any alteration to their properties. Author Louise Handy is a former Chair of the RQA and has held a range of senior positions and Directorships in pharmaceutical & healthcare-related organisations, including CEO of a successful independent clinical trials unit. She has been auditing, teaching & consulting as an independent professional since 2004.

  • Average study time:
    study time

    7 hrs

  • Personal development points (CPD):

    7 points

  • Price:


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Course Details

Good Distribution Practice (GDP) is the part of quality assurance which ensures that products are consistently stored, transported and handled under suitable condition as required by the marketing authorisation (MA) or product specification.

This course is recommended for you if you are involved with one of the following roles; brokers, pharmaceutical wholesalers & distributors, logistics, transport & delivery companies, clinical trials staff, pharmaceutical manufacturers, pharmaceutical suppliers, medical device manufacturers, warehousing, bio-pharma companies and any company who requires a Wholesale Authorisation Licence.

Benefits for you

  • CPD Points - Gain Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Points, accredited by The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom. These can be used to count towards the distance learning element of any scheme that comes under the umbrella of The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges or any other scheme for which there is mutual recognition.
  • Certification - Receive a personal certificate to show your subject knowledge on course completion.
  • Affordable - You get excellent value through our cost-effective prices. We can also offer you group discounts on larger purchases.
  • Flexibility - The course saves you time through the convenience of online availability. This lets you complete the interactive course at your own comfort.
  • Keep Up to Date - You will stay up to date with any legislative changes in GDP as our training courses are constantly monitored, reviewed and updated. Last updated in August 2016.
  • Learn from Industry Experts - The course content has been developed to ensure that you comply with GDP legislation through the application of learning outcomes. The course is written by Louise Handy, who is a former chair of the Research Quality Association (RQA - formerly BARQA).

Course Syllabus

  • 1. Background
  • 1.1. Rationale & Development
  • 1.2. UK & EU Legislation
  • 1.3. Provision of information to Authorities
  • 2. Organisation, Personnel & Responsibilities
  • 2.1. Management & licence holders
  • 2.2. Responsible Person
  • 2.3. Warehousing & Distribution
  • 3. Facilities & Equipment
  • 3.1. Receipt
  • 3.2. Storage
  • 4. Documentation
  • 4.1. Orders
  • 4.2. Procedures
  • 4.3. Records
  • 5. Distribution
  • 5.1. Transportation
  • 5.2. Complaints & Returns
  • 5.3. Recalls
  • 5.4. Destruction
  • 6. Counterfeit medicinal products
  • 7. Self-Inspection
  • 8. Reference and links
  • 9. Exam


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