Navigation Links
More Than 300 Earn Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the Only Professional Certification for the Healthcare Product Regulatory Field
Date:1/14/2010

Twenty-one Earn New RAC (General Scope) Credential

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 300 regulatory professionals from around the world earned Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) during the most recent exam period for the professional certification. Candidates for the RAC credential sat for one of four versions of the exam in autumn of 2009, with 315 achieving a passing score. Twenty-one earned the new RAC (General Scope) credential, which was offered for the first time.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070314/DCW091LOGO)

Created, managed and administered by the Regulatory Affairs Certification Board (RACB) and supported by the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), the RAC is the only certification specifically for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector. Since its inception in 1990, more than 5,000 have earned the RAC. A list of the new RACs will appear in the February issue of Regulatory Focus magazine and online at RAPS.org/rac.

"Regulatory professionals perform vital work throughout the entire process of developing, testing, marketing and monitoring healthcare products and earning the RAC credential is a clear demonstration of significant regulatory knowledge and professional dedication," said RAPS Executive Director Sherry Keramidas, Ph.D., CAE. "The myriad roles regulatory professionals play are often invisible to the general public but their contributions are critically important to pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other healthcare products we use every day."

RAC-credentialed professionals are among the current and rising leaders in the regulatory profession. They work in all parts of the world and in many settings, including industry, government and academic organizations. As evidence that the credential's prominence and importance is increasing, registrations for the RAC exam are on the rise. Registration for the spring 2010 exam period is currently open and more information can be found online at RAPS.org/rac. The RAC exam is intended for regulatory professionals with three to five years of regulatory experience.

Four different RAC certifications are available: the RAC (US) covering U.S. regulations, the RAC (EU) covering European regulations, the RAC (CAN) covering Canadian regulations and the RAC (General Scope), which covers general regulatory responsibilities and international standards.

About RAPS

The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is an international membership organization of regulatory professionals in the rapidly growing medical device, pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Regulatory professionals play vital roles in making better healthcare products possible. They work throughout the healthcare product lifecycle, ensuring these products are safe and effective, while driving organizational strategy and sound decision-making. RAPS supports these individuals and the regulatory profession by providing education and training, Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), professional standards, research, knowledge-sharing, publications, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources; and is committed to helping its members continually develop the knowledge and skills they need to excel. RAPS is headquartered near Washington, D.C., with offices in Brussels and Tokyo. RAPS.org

SOURCE Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)

RELATED LINKS
http://www.raps.org

'/>"/>

SOURCE Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS)
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Abbott Receives European Regulatory Approval for New Ovarian Cancer Diagnostic Test
2. Labopharm Initiates Regulatory Approval Process for Twice-Daily Tramadol-Acetaminophen in Europe
3. TSO3 and 3M agree to global channel partnership - 3M to begin rollout in sequential markets as regulatory clearances are received
4. Weber Shandwick Is First U.S. Healthcare Practice To Be Trained And Certified In Regulatory Compliance
5. TrackWise(R) Electronic Regulatory Reporting Solution Enables Companies to Meet Current and Future Mandates
6. Reportlinker Adds Emerging Clinical Trial Locations - India: Market Dynamics and the Changing Healthcare and Regulatory Environment
7. AcceleDent System From OrthoAccel Technologies, Inc. Secures Medical Device Regulatory Clearance to Market in Australia
8. Kimberly-Clark Corporation Announces Regulatory Clearance for Its Planned Acquisition of I-Flow Corporation
9. Zogenix and Desitin Announce Filing for European Regulatory Approval of SUMAVEL(TM) DosePro(TM)
10. Celsense, Inc Files FDA & EMEA Regulatory Submissions
11. Datafarm™ Announces HollisterStier Contract Manufacturing Regulatory Affairs Deploys S-Cubed eCTD
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Horizon ... John McCain said, “We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the very generous donation ... who need assistance to both get a job and keep it. This donation ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... The V Foundation for Cancer ... V Foundation Wine Celebration raised nearly $9 million for cancer research during a ... “Fund-A-Need” donations to support the study of BRCA mutation research in laboratories and ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... ... Snap-on Smile® consultations. Patients interested in orthodontics, dental crowns and teeth whitening ... Nash provides Snap-on Smile treatment at his state-of-the-art practice, Nash Family Dentistry, in ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... Organizers today announced plans and ... maximize the value of events and activations held during UN General Assembly week and ... Global Goals. This year’s Global Goals Week will be held 16-23 September, with events ...
(Date:8/15/2017)... ... August 15, 2017 , ... ... leading selection of services. FDA-cleared CoolSculpting is the world’s most popular non-invasive fat ... or downtime, CoolSculpting can reduce fat cells in almost any area of the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:8/3/2017)... SAN DIEGO , Aug. 3, 2017  Opioid ... crippling diseases driving up healthcare costs and threatening outcomes, ... the lab supply and IVD industry that support them, ... health care market researcher said that drugs of abuse, ... vendors and sessions at the organization,s 69th meeting in ...
(Date:8/2/2017)... Aug. 2, 2017 CaryRx, a next-generation full-service pharmacy, ... service for patients in the Washington D.C. ... pharmacy by providing delivery of medications through the convenience of ... delivery or delivered within one hour to any location in ... to bring this invaluable service to Washington D.C. ...
(Date:7/31/2017)... 31, 2017 7D Surgical, developer of ground breaking ... the 7D Surgical System to support its strategic sales plan ... and Virginia.  7D Surgical has entered into an ... the premier medical facilities within those markets. ... Spartan ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: