RAC (US) Prep Virtual Program

5 February – 31 March 2018

The RAC (US) Prep Virtual Program provides a thorough knowledge of regulatory functions throughout product lifecycle for medical devices, IVDs, pharmaceuticals and biologics. Using the Fundamentals of US Regulatory Affairs book as a foundation, the program provides real-world examples and practical applications provided by regulatory experts. It also includes information about FDA regulations and employs critical thinking and analytical skills to help you better prepare for the RAC (US) exam.

This virtual format offers a more flexible schedule, so you can take notes and review topics at your own pace, and includes five live Q&A sessions with regulatory experts who can provide more clarity and answer your specific questions. Dig into and revisit topic areas you need more time on, or use familiar information as a reference to brush up on your regulatory knowledge.

The following topic areas are covered:  

  • General information
  • Drugs
  • Medical devices
  • Biologics
  • Other product classifications
  • Inspection and enforcement

This is a high-engagement program with different learning and study formats including:

  • Eight weeks of lessons in a virtual classroom setting through on-demand webcasts
  • Five live, expert-led Q&A sessions
  • Expert regulatory facilitators
  • Online community for virtual study groups
  • RAC (US) practice exam
  • Study checklist
  • US exam content outline




  • At a Glance
  • Objectives & Audience
  • Program Schedule
  • Faculty
  • Registration Info
  • Cancellation

At a Glance

Date:

5 February-31 March 2018 

Meeting Location:

Virtual classroom with online access

Registration Closes:

2 February 2018*

*Note: Access to the course content begins 29 January. Registrants after this date will be responsible for all assigned content that students are expected to cover prior to the first live Q&A Session on 20 February.

Refund Deadline:

29 January 2018

RAC Credits:

0

Will this meeting be recorded?

Yes

Proof of Attendance:

Attendees will receive certificates of participation on the last day of the meeting.

Registration Fees:

RAPS Members: $1,000

List: $1,100 

Objectives

With this program, you will:

  • Obtain a basic understanding of the regulatory affairs profession
  • Use a structured format of study in preparation of the RAC exam
  • Distinguish application and analytical questions from recall questions
  • Use critical thinking skills
  • Participate in live Q&A webinars led by regulatory experts
  • Apply fundamental regulatory concepts to real-life scenarios to solve common problems
  • Learn common tactics that can be used to improve test-taking skills
  • Follow a to-do checklist to meet RAC guidelines

    Who Should Attend

    The course is intended for regulatory professionals who:

    • Have a bachelor’s degree and at least three years of regulatory-related experience, or a master’s degree and at least two years of regulatory-related experience, or a doctorate and at least one year of regulatory-related experience
    • Have a strong interest in obtaining the RAC designation
    • Want to build a strong knowledge base in regulatory affairs

    Content is intended for those who are interested in learning about concepts associated with the topic(s). Class discussions and print materials provide topical information and aide in the understanding and development of regulatory knowledge. Case studies and scenarios will be used during the course. 

     

    Program Schedule

    RAC (US) Prep Virtual Program Agenda

    NOTE: The RAC (US) Prep Virtual Program agenda is subject to change.

     

    Faculty

    To Be Announced

    Registration Info

    Proof of Attendance

    For those of you wishing to have confirmation that you completed this course, you may choose to receive a certificate of completion or a letter of completion can be provided upon request. No RAC or CE credits will be awarded for this course.

    Questions?

    Call RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200.

    Other Information

    RAPS reserves the right to cancel this course at its sole discretion. RAPS will not be responsible for any costs incurred due to cancellation.

    Registration

    Please use the registration form to register by mail, email or fax. If you are not a member or an existing RAPS customer, please create a RAPS online account to complete your purchase.

    » Registration Online
    » Registration Form (PDF) - for registration by mail or fax 

    Program Contact

    Joanne Won
    Manager, Virtual Learning & Design
    Learningsolutions@raps.org

    +301 770 2920, ext. 242 

    Important Notes

    • RAPS does not state or imply that RAC preparation materials provided by RAPS are the best or only means for preparing adequately for the RAC exam.
    • No advantage is given to candidates who participate in preparation studies provided by RAPS over candidates who choose to prepare using any other material or method.
    • The use and purchase of preparation courses and materials is optional.
    • RAPS and the RAC program does not state or imply that these education or training programs are the only or preferred route to certification.
    • Passing the RAC (US) exam is a requirement to receive the RAC (US) designation. Attending and participating in this course does not guarantee a passing grade on the RAC (US) exam.

     



     

    Cancellation

    RAPS is not able to accept cancellations by phone. All requests for cancellation must be received in writing or by calling customer service. Supporting documentation is required and must be received by the deadline specified. All refunds are subject to a 20% assessment unless otherwise specified.

    Please send your cancellation information, with documentation, specifying the name of the person registered, customer (or member) number and event title via email, to raps@raps.org. 

    Substitutions may be accepted with written approval from RAPS before 2 February 2018.

    NOTE: RAPS reserves the right to request additional documentation in making determinations regarding cancellations and refunds for the course. Refunds will be made solely at the discretion of RAPS.