Who will benefit from this module?
Regulatory affairs and compliance staff, and all those who contribute to regulatory submissions, will find the module an invaluable introductory training course and/or a useful reference tool.
- Define the concept of variations to marketing authorisations in the EEA.
- Identify which type of variation is appropriate for each kind of change to be made.
- Identify the documentation required to support the variation.
- Describe how to prepare and submit variation notifications or applications appropriate for each type of variation and route of regulatory approval, including options for grouping of variations and for work sharing of assessment.
CPD Points: 3.5
Assessment: Multiple-choice mastery assessment.
Determining variation types - This session looks at the reasons for variations and describes how to identify the type of variation appropriate for each change required.
General procedural aspects - This session describes the different routes to regulatory approval of variations, identifies which is appropriate for a given product, specifies the supporting documentation necessary, and describes the provisions for grouping multiple variations into a single submission and for work sharing of regulatory assessment among member states.
Variations via the Centralised Procedure - This session describes the processes specific to the submission and processing of variations notifications and applications through the Centralised Procedure.
Variations via the Mutual Recognition Procedure - This session describes the processes specific to the submission and processing of variations notifications and applications through the Mutual Recognition Procedure.
Case study - A case study of a flawed submission process.