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TOXICOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT. APPLIED TO THE CHEMICAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRY (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Bou Bosch, Raquel
Number of credits: 30,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Blended
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): No
Enrolment fee:
  • 4.030,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 11/8/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Acquire the knowledge and methodologies necessary for the assessment of the risk involved in the occupational exposure to active pharmaceutical principles and related chemical substances.
- Learn how to categorize and calculate permissible exposure limits (PELs).
- Learn the new prevention techniques (National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, INSHT).
- Develop practical skills to establish the permissible limits of impurities in active principles and pharmaceutical products, mainly for substances with a significant toxicological profile.
- Learn how to detect genotoxic impurities, and calculate permissible daily exposure (PDE, ADI).
- Understand the regulatory environment relating to toxicology, mainly in the area of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
- Develop the practical implementation of these regulations.
- Learn ICH/EMA/FDA, REACH and CLP guidelines, among others.
- Acquire a broad understanding of toxicology that enables an appropriate assessment of studies and toxicological data.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
- Professionals from departments of R&D, quality, records, health and safety in the chemistry and pharmaceutical field, and other technical fields (cosmetics, biocides, etc.).
- Other professionals who wish to develop their career focusing on new toxicological and regulative needs. Access requirements: A university degree is required in scientific areas or health sciences such as chemistry or pharmacy.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 4/1/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 11/1/2021

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: blended (attendance is compulsory in 80% of the face-to-face sessions during the two full weekends, dates to be confirmed. The face-to-face sessions in the rest of the modules will be recorded and can be viewed at a later time).


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.il3.ub.edu
Telephone: 93 403 96 96
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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