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Tour of the FDA
ORA U Web Site
Highlights of New ORA U Web Site Sections

Tour of the FDA

A web-based training "Tour of the FDA" is now available on EduNeering’s ComplianceWire web site. It is an introductory lesson intended as an orientation tool to help new employees understand the form and function of the FDA. The course covers FDA’s public health mission, how the agency is organized to carry it out, the work of FDA’s product centers, how the agency enforces its regulations, and how FDA’s labeling requirements help health care professionals as well as consumers make informed, and therefore, better decisions about the use of regulated products. This course is available to any interested computer user.

BEFORE you tour the FDA, go to the Recommended System Requirements page for directions to install the Shockwave plug-in. You need this free browser plug-in to view courses on EduNeering’s ComplianceWire.

Click here to take a "Tour of the FDA."

ORA U Web Site

Our new, consolidated web site debuts with the Welcome to ORA U, Web-based Courses, Supervisory & Executive Development, Broadcasts & Videoconferences, FAQs, and Contact a Person sections. Be sure to read the "Welcome to ORA U" section for new-user information about the site.

By November 30, 2001, we plan to add the Certification, State Training, Training and Development Team, Regional, and Registration & Records sections.

The last development stage should be available by December 31, 2001 and will include an ORA U-wide Calendar, and sections for Computer Application Courses and Library Resources.

Highlights of New ORA U Web Site Sections

  • Welcome to ORA U: This section is intended for first-time users of the ORA U web site. It contains information explaining what ORA U is, why we need it, how it works, and how it can help you.

  • Web-Based Courses: This section will help you determine if you are a good candidate for web-based courses and offers tips for online learning success. It also outlines system requirements for the courses offered through ORA U and gives access to soft skill and technical web-based courses.

  • Broadcasts & Videoconferences: This section provides detailed information on upcoming broadcasts and videoconferences as well as a resource section for those planning to participate in satellite downlink or PictureTel events.

  • FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions): This section will continue to grow as ORA U expands. It currently contains information on technical problems that you might encounter when accessing ORA U’s web-based courses.

  • Contact a Person: This section lists DHRD contact people for various parts of ORA U. Look here for e-mail addresses and phone numbers if you have trouble, questions, or comments about any portion of the ORA U web site.