Rockville, MD, USA (PRWEB) December 18, 2012
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS), the largest global organization for regulatory professionals in the healthcare product sector, and Eucomed, the European medical technology industry association, have joined together to provide high-quality online regulatory training to professionals throughout Europe.
The agreement will make courses and certificate programs from RAPS Online University available to Eucomed members at a 10% discount.
“We are very proud of the outstanding training our team has custom developed for regulatory and related professionals and is offered through RAPS Online University,” said RAPS Executive Director Sherry Keramidas, PhD, FASAE, CAE. “It is extremely gratifying that the leadership of a highly respected organization such as Eucomed also recognizes the value RAPS courses can offer its members.”
RAPS’ courses cover an array regulatory and business topics, from general knowledge to product- and region-specific subject matter. Regulatory professionals may take individual courses to address knowledge gaps or enhance understanding of specific areas, or they may opt to earn a certificate by completing customizable curricula of online courses.
RAPS, headquartered in the US with members and affiliates throughout the world, also recently signed an agreement with China’s State Food and Drug Administration to provide regulatory training resources, and has another training partnership in place with and the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.
The Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society (RAPS) is the largest global organization of and for those involved with the regulation of healthcare and related products, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics and nutritional products. Founded in 1976, RAPS helped establish the regulatory profession and continues to actively support the professional and lead the profession as a neutral, non-lobbying nonprofit organization. RAPS offers education and training, professional standards, publications, research, knowledge sharing, networking, career development opportunities and other valuable resources, including Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC), the only post-academic professional credential to recognize regulatory excellence. RAPS is headquartered in suburban Washington, DC, with offices in Europe and Asia, and chapters and affiliates worldwide. RAPS.org