Nelson Laboratories, The Science of Sterilization Validation Workshop

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Nelson Laboratories, The Science of Sterilization Validation Workshop


The 2006 seminar calendar is now available. Take a look at it the and see what interests you.

EVENT: Nelson Laboratories, The Science of Sterilization Validation Workshop

DATE: May 1st-2nd, 2006, 9:00am - 5:00pm each day

Registration deadline: April 7th

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WHAT'S IT ABOUT: Join us for this two day workshop offering an opportunity to understand sterilization methods, microbiological basics and how to validate your sterilization and manufacturing process.

Continental breakfast, lunch, and snacks will be served both days.

Session breaks will also provide attendees an opportunity to discuss specific questions with speakers and industry guests who are representatives in their field/application.

Who Should Attend:

* Regulatory Affairs
* Sterility Assurance Specialist
* Valdidation Coordinators
* Product and/or Packaging Engineers
* Product management
* Medical Device R&D
* A must for anyone in the Medical Device Industry

Topics to include:

Ethylene Oxide: Understand the basic testing requirements and methods

* Case studies and data evaluation
* IQ, OQ, PQ
* Cycle Optimization
* Relative Resistance Testing/PCD Development
* AAMI Update

Radiation: Understand the basic testing requirements and methods

* Case studies and data evaluation
* How to interpret your Bioburden data
* Validation & Audit Failures

Biocompatibility: Understand the basic testing requirements and methods.
How to classify you product according to the ISO 10993 Standard

Lot Release Testing: Overview of the routine test methods including: LAL, Sterility, Bioburden, MEM, Environmental, and Microbial Limits.

Shelf Life: Explanation of what is expected and what is not expected in determining an expiration date and by whom (FDA, ISO, ect.).

Steam Sterilization: Overview of the basic principles, testing requirements, and methods.

Sterilization Basics: A general background of the terms, definitions, and concepts for sterilization and related testing.

Packaging Validation: Overview of packaging criteria and test methods

Our Speakers

Dr. Jerry R. Nelson, Nelson Laboratories, Inc.
Martell Winters, Nelson Laboratories, Inc.
Dan Floyd, Nelson Laboratories, Inc.
Amy Karren, Nelson Laboratories, Inc.
Thor Rollins, Nelson Laboratories, Inc.
Emily Mitzel, Nelson Laboratories, Inc.

Seminar Location:
Radisson Hotel Boston
200 Stuart Street
Boston, MA 02116

Nelson Laboratories has set aside a block of rooms at the Radisson Hotel Boston. The special rate for this seminar has been set at $169.00 per night plus tax (King/ Two Queen). This rate is guaranteed for reservations made by April 7th, 2006 or until the discounted rooms are sold-out, whichever comes first.

To book reservations please contact the Radisson @ 1-800-333-3333. Inform them you're with the Nelson Laboratories Science of Sterilization Validation Workshop (Code: NELSON). If you prefer to make online reservations, please visit


Cost: $600.00 before April 7th, $650.00 after.

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For groups of three or more, contact Clarence Baker or Jared Forsyth for special discounts.

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Phone: 801-963-2600 ext.9189 or ext.9051

About the seminar series...Nelson Laboratories holds educational seminars for staff, clients, and industry associates interested in learning more about a wide range of microbiological and analytical tests, sterilization, compliance, quality and management issues. Due to limited seating arrangements, registration for each seminar is required. Upcoming seminars will be posted to this web site. To register for e-mail notifications about our seminars, send your e-mail request to Clarence Baker or Jared Forsyth at eval(unescape('%64%6f%63%75%6d%65%6e%74%2e%77%72%69%74%65%28%27%3c%61%20%68%72%65%66%3d%22%6d%61%69%6c%74%6f%3a%53%65%6d%69%6e%61%72%73%40%6e%65%6c%73%6f%6e%6c%61%62%73%2e%63%6f%6d%22%3e%53%65%6d%69%6e%61%72%73%40%6e%65%6c%73%6f%6e%6c%61%62%73%2e%63%6f%6d%3c%2f%61%3e%27%29%3b')).