3-Hour Virtual Seminar on Effective Cleaning Validation Procedures – Best Practices

3-Hour Virtual Seminar on Effective Cleaning Validation Procedures – Best Practices

This training program will be beneficial to personnel directly involved in the development of cleaning procedures, cleaning validation programs and plans. Additionally, those responsible for cleaning validation protocols and execution activities, including validation and laboratory personnel, as well as, beginning or seasoned operational personnel who will eventually participate in such efforts, will find this course particularly useful.

This course will provide practical guidance on cleaning validation regulatory compliance, in conjunction with, risk-based, reasonable and informed decision making and activity planning. The program will describe the requirements for establishing an effective cleaning validation program, including the development of a general policy, a “Cleaning Validation Master Plan” and the appropriate documentation for each study to be performed. In addition, requirements for maintenance of the validated status will be reviewed. Regulatory requirements and the latest industry practices will also be included in the discussion.

Areas Covered in the Session :

  • FDA Requirements and Industry Standard Practices
  • How to Develop/Review Your Cleaning Procedures and the Adequate Selection of Cleaning Agents and Parameters
  • How to Develop a Cleaning Validation Policy/Program
  • How to Implement a Robust Cleaning Validation Plan
  • Laboratory Issues in Cleaning
  • Microbiological Aspects of a Cleaning Validation Program for Manufacturing Equipment
  • Keys to Cleaning Validation Maintenance – Remaining Compliant
  • Current FDA Concerns About Validation of Cleaning Processes
Who Should Attend:

  • Quality Departments
  • Engineering Departments
  • Production Departments
  • Manufacturing Departments
  • Validation Departments
  • Operations Departments
  • Process Owners
  • Quality Auditors

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Joy McElroy

Upon earning a degree in Zoology at North Carolina State University, Joy began working in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries in 1992 at Pharmacia & UpJohn performing Environmental Monitoring and Sterility Testing. Her work allowed her to move into a supervisory role at Abbott Laboratories where she oversaw the Quality Control Lab. In 1998 Joy moved to Wyeth Lederle and worked in Quality Assurance, performing GMP Compliance audits, batch record reviews, and holding annual GMP training for new employees. After working in Quality Assurance for a few years, Joy moved into Equipment Qualification and Cleaning Validation at Mallinckrodt. With 19 years of experience as a consultant, and over 25 years total experience in the pharmaceutical and biotech industries, Joy has gained extensive knowledge of Quality Assurance, Technical Writing, Process and Cleaning Validation, and Equipment Qualification and Computer System Validation and Part 11 Compliance. She has written and executed Equipment Qualifications and Validation Protocols for numerous Companies such as Mallinckrodt, Wyeth Lederle, Merck, BioMerieux, Catalent, and Biotest, Novartis, Imprimis, Cody Laboratories, and Xceilence. Her knowledge, experience, have made her a highly sought-after engineer, technical writer, and trainer in both the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Joy specializes in Equipment Qualification, Cleaning Validation, and GMP Compliance Auditing, and technical writing, and GMP, Audit Preparation, and SOP writing training, Computer System Validation and Part Compliance. In 2019 she opened her own company, McElroy Training and Consultancy, LLC which provides consultants for various projects as well as on and off - site training to pharmaceutical and biotech companies throughout the United States. Joy also spends her time mentoring and speaking as an Empowerment Speaker. Her goal is to empower people all over the world to live their dreams though implementing 5 simple techniques she has learned and applied through the years.
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