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2018 News Updates

Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing - Online Self-Study Course (Apr 2018)  

NEW!  -  You asked for it, so we delivered!  The most popular class with Allan Dewes, "Root Cause Analysis and Investigation Report Writing" is now available as an online self-study course. In 3-1/2 hours you'll learn about the tools used to conduct a thorough deviation investigation. You'll also learn great tips and get clear guidance on how to write a deviation investigation report. This class is not just theory and offers clear examples. Private email-based coaching is also available.

California Designated Representative Reverse Distributor Training Program Approved (Apr 2018)  

NEW!  -  The California State Board of Pharmacy has approved our California Designated Representative Reverse Distributor training program. Successful completion earns you a training affidavit.

California Law Creates Designated Representative Reverse Distributor License (Jan 2018)  

California Senate Bill - SB 752 (Chapter 598, Statutes of 2017, Stone) Designated Representative-Reverse Distributor has been "chaptered" by the Secretary of State (enacted October 8, 2017). It includes the creation of a designated representative-reverse distributor license. At a high level:

Section 4040.5 of the Business and Professions Code is amended to read:  4040.5. "Reverse distributor" means every person who acts as an agent for pharmacies, drug wholesalers, third-party logistics providers, manufacturers, and other entities by receiving, inventorying, warehousing, and managing the disposition of outdated or nonsaleable dangerous drugs or dangerous devices.

Section 4022.6 is added to the Business and Professions Code, to read:  4022.6. "Designated representative-reverse distributor" means an individual to whom a license has been granted pursuant to Section 4053.2, who is responsible for supervision over a licensed wholesaler that only acts as a reverse distributor. A pharmacist fulfilling the duties of Section 4053.2 shall not be required to obtain a license as a designated representative-reverse distributor.

2017 News Updates

California HMDR Program Website Has Changed (May 2017)  California's CDPH HMDR website has been updated. That means it'll be harder to find things related to HMDR Exemptee topics.  I suggest you start here:  California HMDR Program Website.

2016 News Updates

Course Catalog Published  (November 2016)  It's time to get ahead of the curve and get your 2017 training calendar planned. Explore our Course Catalog - FDA cGMP QSR GMP Training - classes, courses, workshops, and seminars (PDF)

2013 News Updates

Follow Us On LinkedIn  (November 2013)  Become a part of the SkillsPlus Intl Inc. family. Connect with us via LinkedIn. Visit our LinkedIn SkillsPlus International Inc. Company Pages.

Semantic Site Map  (January  2013) Explore our website with this more powerful organizational tool that helps you find everything that you're looking for. We've designed this to make your searching easier!

CGMP Requirements for Combination Products - Final Rule Published by the FDA (PDF)  (January 2013)

Exemptee Institute & Designated Representative Institute Established  (January  2013)  We're proud to announce that we've just launched The Exemptee Institute, and The Designated Representative Institute. We're committed to supporting the training needs of California HMDR Exemptee and CA/FL Pharmacy Designated Representative candidates.

2012 News Updates

New SkillsPlus Office. (September 2012) SkillsPlus is excited to announce the opening of its East Coast office. Our newest office is located in Fort Lauderdale Florida. We look forward to the convenience of service our clients from that new office location.

Welcome Austin Lee. (September 2012) We welcome Austin Lee to the SkillsPlus team. Austin will be focusing his attention to advancing our e-learning methodology, provide tech support for our e-learning course students, and help to produce new e-learning courses in support of CGMP, QSR, Designated Representative and Exemptee training. Please welcome Austin to the team..

2011 News Updates   

Florida Designated Representative Study Course. (April 2011) SkillsPlus launched a cost effective, time efficient and easy to use self study course for the Florida Wholesale Designated Representative.

2010 News Updates

SkillsPlus Anniversary (March-December, 2010) SkillsPlus is excited to celebrate its 20th anniversary on January 2, 2011. 

2009 News Updates

SkillsPlus and Investors partner to develop a comprehensive 21 CFR 820 curriculum. (October, 2009) SkillsPlus has partnered with private investors to develop a comprehensive CGMP/QSR training curriculum for the medical device industry. 

SkillsPlus partners with Gulf Sciences Corporation, Dubai, U.A.E. to offer CGMP Essentials and ISO 17025 training. (August, 2009) SkillsPlus has been invited to join the Board of Faculty at Gulf Sciences Corporation and now offers CGMP Essentials and ISO 17025 training in Amman and Dubai. Although you may not be in Jordan or U.A.E. you can attend the CGMP Essentials in Philadelphia this Spring.

Exemptee and Designated Representative Refresher Training (September 28, 2009) SkillsPlus now offers refresher training for Exemptee and designated representatives.

Designated Representative and Exemptee Certification course update (July 6, 2009) SkillsPlus rolls out the newest version of the Designated Representative and Exemptee Certification class. Highlights include more topics directed toward specific issues. 

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