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Corrective Action or Correction: Which is it?

Understand the important difference between a Corrective Action and Correction.

Corrective and Preventive Action

Corrective Action or Correction?

When used correctly, the CAPA system is one of the most powerful systems available to drive major improvements and decrease waste. This is only the case when taking actions (corrective and preventative) and not just implementing corrections. The distinction between the difference in a correction versus a corrective action is not well understood. A misunderstanding of these terms has led to bad habits and problems within the Investigation and CAPA system. This course will help learners understand the distinct difference between a corrective action, and a correction. This understanding will support more effective root cause identification, stronger actions to prevent reoccurrence, and a more robust CAPA system,

This training is done through epath, the PathWise online learning management system. ePath is for targeted knowledge-based learning. Our web based training focuses on terms, definitions, regulations and expectations.

After taking this course learners will be able to:

  • Define both a corrective action and correction, and explain the difference between the two.
  • Understand how corrections are performed at a high level. 
  • Describe how a corrective action relates to root cause.

These are the benefits of this course:

    • Create stronger actions in the CAPA system to prevent reoccurrence.
    • Optimize productivity and training time.
    • Flexible mobile learning using a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile device.
    • Fulfill new hire and annual FDA training requirements.

This training is for individuals who are called upon to investigate problems in a quality system, or for those involved in the various functions of the CAPA system. 

This online training module is worth 0.1 CEU credits.

PathWise is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).  PathWise complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, PathWise is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Learners must complete the following in order to earn CEU credit:

  • Verify your electronic signature
  • Complete the full course module on ePath
  • Complete the full instruction module
  • Complete the post course assessment on ePath with an 80% score or better (learner will be given 2 opportunities to take the assessment).

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