What Is a Qualified Person in the Pharmaceutical Industry?

Written by Economic Development Jobs on October 21, 2016. Posted in Epedigree solutions, Flexible medical packaging, Medical blister packaging

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In the European Union pharmaceutical regulation, a qualified person (QP) is someone who provides medicinal products for human use.

Breaking into QP services can be difficult as people have to complete at least four years of both practical and theoretical pharmaceutical courses at a university. To become an equivalent member, a lesser version of QP services, you can go through a shorter university program that’s about a year or two less.

The programs that can lead you toward working in QP services include medicinal studies, veterinary medicine, pharmaceutical chemistry, technology, and biology.

In addition to schooling, to qualify as a QP in Europe, you must show proof that you have practical experience in physics, inorganic and organic chemistry, analytics, biochemistry, physiology,