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This CAPA evaluation, implementation and integration webinar will discuss FDA regulatory requirements, how to evaluate your CAPA system, how to integrate with QMS and the best practices approach to initiation, evaluation and implementation of CAPA system along with discussion about CAPA documentation requirements.

This presentation will cover the FDA regulations (21 CFR Subpart J) regarding CAPA, how CAPA should be integrated into other branches of your Quality Management System, how to best approach CAPA (including initiation, evaluation, and follow-up verification), examples of documentation you can use to fulfil the CAPA requirement, as well as tips and tricks to what FDA auditors will look for when they come to visit your site. We will also go over some additional tips and tricks on how to convey the importance of CAPA within your organization and ensure resources are provided to meet CAPA process needs.

Areas Covered in the Session :

  • Get an in-depth understanding of what regulatory agencies such as the FDA are requiring for CAPA.
  • Responsibilities of manufacturers
  • Evaluate your already-existing CAPA process to determine if it meets requirements.
  • Documentation requirements
  • Determine if your CAPA system is robust enough to ensure actions are effective or overly-complicated and preventing smooth operation.
  • Overview of commonly-used root cause analysis functions.
  • Understand some misconceptions with CAPA implementation.
  • Tips and tricks for implementing a successful CAPA system.

Who Should Attend:

  • Quality Assurance Departments
  • Quality Control Departments
  • Regulatory Affairs Departments
  • Engineering Departments
  • Validation Departments

Course Director: DENISE WRESTLER ‎

Denise Wrestler, ASQ CQE, CQA; QA/RA Consultant at CYA Medical Device Consulting, LLC with almost 15 years of experience within FDA-regulated industries including medical device and pharmaceuticals, Ms. Wrestler provides quality, regulatory, and technical expertise to meet individual client needs. Ms. Wrestler agrees with the FDA’s “least burdensome approach” and prides herself on providing options and recommendations for ensuring regulations are met without wasting precious company resources.

Denise Wrestler holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. Additionally, Ms. Wrestler holds ASQ Certifications as a Certified Quality Engineering (CQE) and Certified Quality Auditor (CQA). A contributing author to ASQ’s monthly publication Quality Progress magazine, Ms. Wrestler remains active within the quality and regulatory professional circles to ensure continuing education and awareness within the community. Ms. Wrestler has provided training, workshops, and presentations to small and large audiences alike on topics ranging from QSR, ISO 13485, auditing, and design control to risk management and regulatory readiness and preparation.