Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

  • Course Price: $150
  • BIO Member Price: $120
  • Course Run Time: 40 minutes
  • Course Level: Level 2 - General
  • Completion Period: 2 week

Pharmaceutical Manufacturing introduces the complex processes of manufacturing, packaging and transporting small molecule drugs. Drug manufacturing is highly regulated by governments to ensure patients receive safe and effective medications. If you are new to drug production, drug development or product launch, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing provides you with the knowledge to understand how to get a small molecule drug from the production line to the patient and remain in regulatory compliance

 

Suggested Prerequisites

Biology of Biotech  

Takeaways
  1. Diagram the key steps of small molecule drug production on a large scale.
  2. List the main ingredients that make up a small molecule drug.
  3. Explain the ways regulators ensure manufacturing quality control through supplier, production, packaging and shipping validation.
  4. Compare and contrast the four most common pharmaceutical formulations: tablets, capsules, suspensions and emulsions.
  5. Describe the pharmaceutical supply chain considerations including the prevention of drug counterfeiting.
Certificate Requirements
  • View the entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
Trailer
Section 1: Chemical Synthesis
Explains the types of reactions used to synthesize small molecule drugs.
Section 2: API Purification
Goes over the various purification methods for small molecule drug production and explains how supplier validation ensures manufacturing quality.
Section 3: Formulation
Compares the four most common pharmaceutical formulations: tablets, capsules, suspensions and emulsions.
Section 4: Packaging
Discusses pharmaceutical packaging and shipping regulations, including cold chain management, shipping validation and best practices to prevent drug counterfeiting.
Final Quiz
Course Evaluation
Certificate Requirements
  • View the entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation
You have two weeks from time of purchase to complete any of the online courses. For example, if you purchase the course at 9 am on Saturday, the course will close at 9 am 14 days later.

You can pay an additional fee for an extension.

Our online courses are between 40 minutes and 85 minutes in length. We suggest allowing 20 minutes to take the end of the course quiz and 10 minutes for the course evaluation. 

Yes, each course has an accompanying pdf that contains all of the presented course information. You will be able to download the pdf once you have registered for the course. 

There are no refunds if you decide to not take the course once you have registered. 

The online courses are fully animated with a professional voice-over. Each course begin with an overview of what you will learn, the course itself, and then ends with a course quiz to assess your understanding.

You can repeat the course as often as you like within your two week run time.

You have two chances to pass the quiz. A passing score is 70% or higher. 

Each course is to be taken by one individual. If you would like to take our online courses as a group, please contact Stacey Hawkins at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for pricing.

There are three requirements to receive your course certificate. 1. You must view the entire course. 2. You must pass the course quiz with a 70%. 3. You must complete the course evaluation. You can download and print your certificate from your dashboard.

Before moving on to the next section of our on-demand, online courses, all slides within a section must be viewed.

There is an easy way for you to see which slides you have completed and not completed in the course. Look at the menu on the left side of the course- the slides that have been seen are darkened and the slides that have not been seen are light. 

 

Certificate Requirements
  • View the entire course
  • Pass course exam with a 70 percent
  • Complete the course evaluation