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Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices

Sample Collection

About the Course

Samples are the starting point for nearly all actions taken by FDA. Samples may prove a violation, interstate commerce, jurisdiction, and responsibility, the four elements of proof required for most FDA actions. This online course explores sample collection as a critical responsibility of field personnel. The healthcare compliance training explains the purpose of sampling and covers how to properly perform sampling. After completing this online training course, you will be able to recognize the reasons for collecting and maintaining samples. You will be able to identify the major samples types, as well as the differences between domestic and import samples. You will recognize how to prepare and conduct proper sampling. Finally, you will be able to identify the appropriate steps for submitting a sample.