This USP <788> course covers the United States Pharmacopeia National Formulary Method <788> Particulate Matter in Injections, Microscopic Particle Count Test. This one-day course provides students with a hands-on understanding of the Microscopic Particle Count Test portion in the method as well as instruction on how to prepare samples for counting, and performing microscopic particle counts. This course is taught by members of the cleanroom staff at McCrone Associates who have analyzed a wide variety of pharmaceutical products by USP <788> method, students benefit from years of instructor experience.
See below for course outline and additional information.
Given an interpretation of USP <788> Microscopic Particle Count Test (Method 2), along with understanding proper filtration and microscope set-up, the student will perform their own filtrations and particle count tests and learn to interpret the results.
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Students are expected to successfully complete a variety of tasks in the form of hands-on exercises, laboratory exercises, identifications of unknowns, and quizzes. In addition, the students are required to have 100% attendance during the course, participate in class, complete a student evaluation form and pre and post course assessment forms.
The student is notified at the end of the course whether or not they have successfullycompleted the requirements of the course based on:
Upon successfully meeting these requirements, a student is awarded a certificate of completion and CEU credits, if available. Those who have not successfully passed the course requirements do not receive a certificate or CEU credits.