The BioFlorida Conference Goes Virtual

About The BioFlorida Conference

“Hundreds of executives, scientists, researchers, investors, law makers and service providers from BioPharma, MedTech, HealthIT and Venture Funding industries will unite virtually at 23rd Annual BioFlorida Conference, October 29.

Attendees will hear from experts on industry trends; connect with investors and potential partners; and celebrate Florida’s achievements while advancing economic development strategies to expand the industry.” Source: About The Conference – BioFlorida

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FL CDR Exam Prep Course
Prep Course for the Florida CDR laws and rules examination

Designated Representative Training Courses – California and Florida

Designated Representative Training Courses - for Florida and California
Designated Representative Training Courses – for California and Florida

Designated Representative Training Courses for:


California Board of Pharmacy Designated Representative Training Courses – by SkillsPlus International Inc.

  • If you are applying for a California Designated Representative license, then you’re also going to need to include proof of required training (specifically, a training affidavit) in your license application packet. Earn a training affidavit (accepted by the Board) by taking any one of our courses.


Florida CDR Training Services – by CDR Resource Center

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Florida Certified Designated Representative (CDR) Training And Much More!

Over the years, we’ve fielded many questions revolving around the Florida Certified Designated Representative license. Of chief interest, is how to go about preparing for the State of Florida Certified Designated Representative Laws & Rules Examination.

I’ve invited Dr. Sharon B. Roberts* (an expert in the regulatory realm of pharmaceuticals and wholesale drug distribution, and founder of CDR Resource Center) to share some thoughts and introduce the services that CDR Resource Center can provide:

  • Florida Certified Designated Representative (CDR) laws and rules examination preparation
  • Consulting expertise in prescription drug regulations and wholesale distribution compliance

Online Florida CDR Training By CDR Resource Center – Automated Online Training & Testing

All Prescription Drug Wholesale Distributors (including virtual BROKER -ONLY), companies that are seeking to do business in or with the State of Florida, are required to have a full-time Florida licensed Certified Designated Representative, (CDR). To become a FL licensed CDR a candidate must pass a laws and rules exam administered by the State of Florida. CDR Resource Center has been training FL CDR candidates for over 12 years for the very difficult State exam.

Training for the State exam is offered in three ways:

  1. CDR Resource Center offers online virtual training allowing the candidate to study at their own pace from any computer. The virtual training consists of 15 modules of educational and study materials, 100s of sample test questions and timed mock 40 question final exam. Register for FREE on our website – Try a quick FREE sample of the module style online training.
  2. For the student who would prefer a live instructor, CDR Resource Center offers an 8 hour Webex with a live trainer. The live training includes a bound law and rules manual, a pre-test, 7 hours of lecture and a post-test. The live training can be purchased online in the Compliance Consulting section of the
  3. For the candidate who has taken the State exam already and does not want to take a full course, we offer hourly consulting. Bring us all your questions and purchase as much time as you’d like. We can discuss your questions and point you to the correct answers.

Additional CDR Resource Center Services

CDR Resource Center also provides state licensing support for the drug industry. Our company’s licensing support services is unique to the industry allowing companies to pay as they go with no upfront onboarding fees or contracts.

*About Our Guest Blogger – Sharon B. Roberts

Sharon Roberts, PharmD, JD, CDR

Sharon Roberts, PharmD, JD, CDR

Sharon Roberts, PharmD, JD, CDR has over 25 years in the Pharmaceutical industry as a Registered Pharmacist and practicing Florida lawyer. She then became licensed as a Certified Designated Representative (CDR) and worked for the Department of Business and Professional Regulation Drug, Device and Cosmetics Program of the State of Florida where she was a State Inspector/Drug Agent inspecting businesses involved in the manufacture, purchase, storage and sale of prescription and over-the-counter drugs, devices and cosmetics. As part of this experience she became intimately familiar with the Florida Drug, Device and Cosmetic Act. The contents of this Act are the basis of the studies required to become a State Certified Designated Representative (CDR). Combining all her experience, she founded CDR Resource Center which offers over 25+ years of experience in the regulatory realm of pharmaceuticals and wholesale drug distribution.


You might also be interested in: California Designated Representative training programs for wholesalers, 3PL, reverse distributors

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Fort Lauderdale to host state’s biotech conference this month – Sun Sentinel

It’s happening here in Florida!  More than 400 scientists, entrepreneurs, investors and biotech industry experts are expected to gather in Fort Lauderdale this month for the annual BioFlorida conference.

“It is designed “to showcase the business and scientific achievements in the industry and encourage collaborations and partnerships,” said Nancy Bryan, CEO and president of the West Palm Beach-based BioFlorida.  Those in the industry have much to celebrate, as Florida’s biotech industry grew in companies and incubators by nearly 15 percent in 2017, one of the strongest results since 2008, according to BioFlorida.”

Read the full source article:  Fort Lauderdale to host state’s biotech conference this month – Sun Sentinel

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