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IATA Time and Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products

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Develop a solid knowledge of shipping the time and temperature sensitive healthcare and pharmaceutical products and how to use the IATA Temperature Control Regulation Manual

Available as: Distance-learning course with online examination
Duration: 8-10  hours
Recommended level: Entry-level and Professional
Prerequisites: None

Key topics

  • Application of Temperature Control Regulations
  • Pharmaceutical Products- Facts and Types
  • Packaging. Documentation and Labeling
  • Acceptance and Control
  • Air Transport Logistics for Time and Temperature Sensitive Healthcare Products

What you will learn

Upon completing this course you will have the skills to:

  • Explain contractual considerations for the carriage of time and temperature sensitive goods.
  • List and identify shipper and carrier responsibilities for the transport of goods.
  • Understand how to comply with government regulations respecting food safety.
  • Identify the types of perishable shipped by air transport.
  • Explain air shipment packaging requirements.
  • Complete aircraft documents properly and correctly apply required labels on packaging and required markings on shipments.
  • Explain the importance of time and temperature management, including temperature mapping recommendations.

Who should attend

This course is recommended for:

  • Cargo agents
  • Freight forwarders
  • All staff involved in the transport and handling of pharmaceutical products
  • Airlines staff and shippers transporting time and temperature sensitive healthcare products
  • Primary producers or manufacturers of pharmaceutical and healthcare goods

Additional information

This course is a step towards earning an:

IATA Healthcare Products Shipments Diploma

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