CAPA (Corrective and Preventative Actions) did not originate in the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device industry or the Automobile Industry as most folks post on the Internet. The program to make effective corrections and ensure that preventative applications were incorporated was in use way back in the 60s by NASA and the FAA to enhance safety but was not labeled CAPA even though the intent was the same.
A timely, well documented, Corrective / Preventive Action program validates a quality system that is not only capable of identifying potential problems but also effectively correcting problems when incidents do occur and as part of the Continuous Quality Improvement program, correcting potential problems prior to occurrence. Adequate incident tracking is the primary foundational element for an effective CAPA FDA.
“Proper” completion of the required forms in the “proper” order as described in the corporate directives and site procedures is what is required to remediate and prevent future observations by auditors and inspectors who have found numerous implementation issues and execution as result of variances in overall comprehension (failure to establish and maintain an adequate CAPA program). Examples are presented during the presentation
Why Should You Attend
A vast majority of the current industry deficiencies which have led to isolated 483s, Warning Letters and Consent Decrees are the result of deficient technical documentation and effective means of assessing various elements of CAPA expectations for products produced and distributed under the FDA approval process.
How do you know that your FDA CAPA training procedure(s) that address the requirements of the quality system regulation have been technically defined, documented and implemented to determine if appropriate sources of product and quality assurance are being identified and that the data from these sources are being analyzed and documented in an easy to understand technical report to identify existing product and quality problems that may require corrective action and/or preventative action?
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Who Will Benefit
Jerry Dalfors has extensive (40+ years) of business administration, consultative, technical and managerial experience in the development and manufacture of highly regulated biopharmaceutical products including injectables, biologics, medical devices and oral dosages. He has held permanent employee, temporary employee and company representative management positions with a multitude of the major pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the US.
He has worked with or assisted more than two dozen companies with the establishment of controlled document/quality systems, FDA briefing and submittal documents, project management of several multimillion dollar projects including design, start-up and validation to assure fast track FDA approval by maintaining strict regulatory compliance during all phases of engineering, construction, commissioning and validation, and has written numerous submission documents for product, process and facility approval/licensing which also required the development of quality systems which included customer complaint management, deviation management, CAPA and associated site wide employee training.
Each of his projects have been received and accepted by the FDA and other regulatory agencies. Jerry is considered an expert in most all aspects of the biopharmaceutical and medical device industry and has trained many FDA field inspectors on a variety of topics. None of his work has ever received a 483 but has corrected and prevented many along with Warning Letter remediationView all trainings by this speaker