Biological Indicators for Sterilization Performance Qualification

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Biological Indicators for Sterilization Performance Qualification

This webinar will focus on biological indicator usage for sterilization performance qualification in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry. Biological indicator preparation, including population and D-value resistance determination, is presented in depth. Understanding these details is critical to successfully choose a biological indicator and qualify a sterilization process.Why Should You Attend:A successful Performance Qualification for sterilization processes consists of both physical and microbiological verification. While the physical verification demonstrates sterilization parameters are achieved, the microbiological verification provides empirical evidence of a successful sterilization process. The focus of this webinar is to describe biological indicator usage for sterilization Performance Qualification in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.An overview of bacterial endospore science and modeling inactivation of spores is covered. The process and key terminology are defined. Biological indicator preparation, including population and D-value resistance determination, is presented in depth. Understanding these details is critical to successfully choose a biological indicator and qualify a sterilization process.Who Will Benefit:The following professionals from all FDA regulated industries will benefit from this training:Quality AssuranceMicrobiologistOperationsProductionValidationInstructor Profile:Aaron Mertens has been a member of the STERIS Life Sciences Formulated Chemistries Technical Service Group as a Technical Service Specialist since January 2015. In this role, Aaron has responsibility for providing global technical support primarily for Critical Environments and Sterility Assurance and Barrier Products, application and validation.Previously, for 7 years Aaron was the US Technical Manager for Atec Sterile Technology USA, a partner of Atec Pharmatechnik, Germany. For Atec USA, he was responsible for providing technical support for new and existing sterilization systems. This included project management, equipment commissioning, qualification, maintenance and troubleshooting. Also, while at Atec, Aaron managed the Commissioning and Qualification Program by maintaining standards, procedures and testing methods.Note:Use coupon code NB5SQH8N and get 10% off on registration.For Registration:http://www.complianceonline.com/biological-indicators-for-sterilization-performance-qualification-webinar-training-704879-prdw?channel=scientistsolutions