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The FDAnews Webinar Training Pass program gives you year-round unrestricted access to any of the hundreds of webinars listed below. These training programs feature top consultants, expert speakers and FDA officials.

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Recorded on: May 16, 2018

Description: Attorney Roseann Termini addresses implications of the opioid crisis for drugmakers, healthcare providers and other regulated firms. She discusses:

  • False Claims Act crackdowns on GMP violations and opioid overprescribing;
  • Impact of the Senate probe of donations by U.S. opioid manufacturers;
  • Lawsuits at state, local and tribal levels;
  • Opioid deterrents; and
  • New regulations, warnings, dosage limits from the Gottlieb task force.

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Speaker: Roseann Termini, Food and Drug Lawyer

Recorded on: May 15, 2018

Description: Suicide treatment experts Larry Alphs, Jennifer Giddens and David Sheehan present latest trends and developments in measuring suicidal ideation and behavior. They discuss:

  • Drug development targeting suicidality;
  • What’s new in design and execution of studies of suicidal ideation and behavior;
  • Phenotypes in suicidality; and
  • Assessments in clinical trials for anti-suicidality treatments.

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Speakers: Larry Alphs, Therapeutic Area Leader, Ortho-McNeil Janssen; Jennifer Giddens, Co-founder & Co-director, Tampa Center for Research on Suicidality; and David Sheehan, Distinguished University Health Professor Emeritus, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Recorded on: May 8, 2018

Description: Food and drug specialist Will Woodlee explains how to take advantage of the many opportunities to communicate with the FDA. He discusses:

  • How to avoid a warning letter;
  • How to ask sensitive questions;
  • Alternatives to direct engagement;
  • What to do when your competitor isn’t complying with FDA requirements; and
  • Identifying the correct agency point of contact.

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Speaker: Will Woodlee, Partner, Kleinfeld Kaplan & Becker LLP

Recorded on: May 3, 2018

Description: Food and drug law experts Areta Kupchyk and Paul Kim talk about the regulatory landscape for precision/personalized medicine. They discuss:

  • Key points in two draft guidance documents;
  • The level of evidence the FDA will accept to analytically validate additional or expanded application of next generation sequencing (NGS) tests;
  • Pros and cons of various approaches, including implications of binding or non-binding recommendations; and
  • FoundationOne CDx (F1CDx), the first breakthrough-designated NGS-based IVD test.

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Speakers: Areta Kupchyk, Partner, and Paul Kim, Partner, Foley Hoag LLP

Recorded on: May 1, 2018

Description: Digital innovation expert Steve McCarthy discusses calculating and managing the total cost of quality using new technology. He covers:

  • Benefits and challenges of using cloud platforms and other digital technology in a Quality and/or GXP-regulated environment;
  • Economic consequences of an inferior quality management system; and
  • How to use digital technology — including cloud platforms — to augment your quality strategy.

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Speaker: Steve McCarthy, VP of Digital Innovation, Sparta Systems

Recorded on: April 27, 2018

Description: IT experts Brian Mundy and Steven Beales discuss the importance of using clinical trial portals. Topics include:

  • How clinical trial portals enable you to differentiate yourself from your competition with potential Big Pharma and VC partners;
  • How to demonstrate you’ve got the technology solutions in place to efficiently meet milestones, deadlines, and startup times for your clinical trials; and
  • How to attract the top sites to participate in your clinical studies.

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Speakers: Brian Mundy, Director of Product Strategy, and Steven Beales, Senior Vice President of IT, WCG ePharmaSolutions

Recorded on: April 26, 2018

Description: Regulatory experts Kellie Combs and Josh Oyster share FDA warning and untitled letters that illustrate the agency’s position on advertising and promotion. They discuss:

  • Safety and risk information;
  • Communicating pre-approval;
  • Describing FDA-approved or -cleared uses; and
  • Best practices for promotional review committees.

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Speakers: Kellie Combs, Partner, and Josh Oyster, Associate, Life Sciences Group, Ropes & Gray LLP

Recorded on: April 25, 2018

Description: Attorney Eric Babineaux explains the importance of precise wording in clinical trial agreements. He discusses:

  • Understanding nuanced and specific contract language;
  • The importance of debarment provisions and how to respond to contract qualifiers on debarment certification; and
  • Interpreting important indemnification provisions and understanding the differences between “indemnify” and “hold harmless.”

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Speaker: Eric Babineaux, Legal Counsel, Clintrax Global

Recorded on: April 23, 2018

Description: Cybersecurity specialists Norma Krayem and Michael Werner discuss the rapidly evolving global regulatory landscape. They cover:

  • Cybersecurity-triggered changes in interpretation of HIPAA and enforcement by the HHS Office of Civil Rights;
  • Cybersecurity as an enterprise risk management issue affecting security, risk and privacy functions in device firms;
  • How Department of Homeland Security initiatives, including the Automated Information Sharing (AIS) program, can help you understand the threat from nation-states, non-state actors and other potential attackers; and
  • The FDA’s focus on cybersecurity and how it impacts the risk, responsibilities and regulation of companies.

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Speakers: Norma Krayem, Senior Policy Advisor and Co-Chair, Cybersecurity and Privacy Team, Holland & Knight, and Michael Werner, Partner, Holland & Knight

Recorded on: April 19, 2018

Description: Management systems expert Dan O’Leary explains how to comply with U.S. and international standards for personnel training. He discusses:

  • The four elements of competency and how to include them in job descriptions;
  • The concept and qualifications of a ‘designated individual;’
  • Implementing the competence acquisition process using the ISO 10018:2012 model;
  • Implementing a training program using the ISO 10015:1999 model; and
  • Competence gap analysis and how to close identified gaps.

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Speaker: Dan O’Leary, President, Ombu Enterprises LLC