Regulatory affairs professionals may select from a number of online training courses offered by professional organisations and institutions.
Regulatory Affairs Professional Society
The Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) offers webcast and other online training courses concerning regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical devices, as well as a combined pharmaceutical and medical device program. RAPS provides courses in quality management and American and EU regulation of medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
The Biopharma Institute offers online regulatory affairs courses in many categories, including medical devices, regulatory affairs, good clinical practices and good laboratory practices. The Biopharma Institute allows consumers to preview courses and even offers a select number of free courses. The cost of Biopharma Institute courses as of December 2010 ranges from £129 for a single course to £841 for a comprehensive program.
Thompson Scientific features online training courses concerning regulatory affairs. Thompson Scientific course topics include Introduction to ICH, How to Prepare for an FDA Advisory Committee Meeting and Orphan Drugs in US, Europe and Japan. Thompson Scientific allows consumers to customise courses by choosing from an introductory, practical or strategic level.