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Basics of the IND

Apr 29 2014 12:00PM - May 7 2014 1:30PM | Online

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This online training will be broadcast in Eastern Time (ET)

Learn about FDA regulations and expectations for the content, submission, and review of Investigational New Drug (IND) Products and the importance of regulatory strategy. The course focuses on drug and well characterized biological products and not the regulatory process for devices, generic products, or traditional biologics.

Course Level: Beginner

Featured Topics 

  • The fundamentals of the Investigational New Drug Products
    • Preparation
    • Content
    • Strategy
  • Activities and submissions required to maintain an IND
  • Special Regulatory Considerations for Clinical Development

Who Should Attend 

  • Regulatory affairs professionals new to the IND process
  • Clinical research and development professionals
  • Biostatisticians
  • Basic researchers
  • Quality and manufacturing professionals
  • Medical writers
  • Business professionals
  • Project Managers

Learning Objectives 

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the importance of incorporating regulatory strategy into the drug development plan
  • Describe the FDA review processes for evaluating INDs
  • Plan and prepare an IND, and know the reporting requirements for IND amendments
  • Identify regulatory mechanisms to facilitate development of new therapies

Special Offers 

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Contact Information 

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Technical Support Day of Event
Toll Free 1.888.257.6457
Phone +1.215.6100
Fax +1.215.442.6199
Monday-Friday 8:30AM-8:00PM ET


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Continuing Education 

Drug Information Association has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102 (703) 506-3275.

As an IACET Authorized Provider, Drug Information Association offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Drug Information Association is authorized by IACET to offer .8 CEUs for this program. Participants must attend the entire program in order to be able to receive an IACET statement of credit. No partial credit will be awarded.

This program is part of DIA’s Certificate Program and is awarded the following.
• Regulatory Affairs Certificate Program: 6 Core Units each

For more information go to www.diahome.org/certificateprograms

Name Credit Type Max Credits CEU
Basics of the IND IACET 7.50 0.800

Disclosure Policy:

It is DIA policy that anyone in a position to control the content of a continuing education activity must disclose to the program audience (1) any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation and/or the educational activity, and (2) discussions of unlabeled or unapproved uses of drugs or medical devices. Disclosure statements will be included in the course materials.

Statement of Credit:

Continuing education credits are available to learners who participate in the live online training course. To request credit, complete the on-line credit request process through My Transcript at www.diahome.org. Participants will be able to download a statement of credit upon successful submission of the credit request. My Transcript will be available for credit requests two weeks after the last day of the activity.

Continuing education credits are available to learners who participate in the live online training course. Continuing education credits are not available for participation in the archived version of the online training course.

To view DIA’s Grievance Policy, please visit the CE page on the DIA website at www.diahome.org/CE


Day 1 Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014

  • 12:00PM - 1:30PM

    Part 1: Session 1 & 2 - Drug Development Process Overview and The IND - A General Introduction

Day 2 Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014

  • 12:00PM - 1:30PM

    Part 2: Session 3 - the IND in Detail - Items 1-6 & Session 4 - Special Topics for Clinical Research

Day 3 Thursday, May 01, 2014

  • 12:00PM - 1:30PM

    Part 3: Session 4 - Special Topics for Clincal Research; Session 5 & 6 - IND in Detail: Items 7-9

Day 4 Tuesday, May 06, 2014

  • 12:00PM - 1:30PM

    Part 4: Session 6 - The IND in Detail - Item 10; Session 7 - Additional Topics; Session 9 - IND Amendments and Maintenance

Day 5 Wednesday, May 07, 2014

  • 12:00PM - 1:00PM

    Part 5: Session 8 - IND Amendments and Maintenance; Session 9 - Special Regulatory Considerations for Development

Registration Fees 

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Group Site is a license for one internet and audio log-in, allowing multiple viewers at one physical location. All other fees are for one log-in allowing one viewer.

*Receive a 15% discount on the entire purchase when you register for more than one group site at the same time. Valid only when group sites are purchased online for this training series.

This online training offering is sold as one complete series and cannot be purchased in parts.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds will be provided in the event of a participant’s cancellation since all costs for this online training course have been prepaid by DIA. DIA reserves the right to modify or cancel programs and/or substitute presenters or panelists. DIA is not responsible for failure to deliver programs due to circumstances beyond its control.

Participants with Disabilities: Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities who attend an educational activity. Contact the DIA office in writing at least 15 days prior to event to indicate your needs.

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