This two day course is focused on how to develop new medical devices and maintaining them in an organisation where design control requirements apply. The course covers both European and US requirements.
The course is focused on the development process for new medical devices and maintaining them in an organisation where design control requirements apply. The course addresses what level of documentation is required according to both EU MDR and FDA 21CFR and provides tools on how to work successfully and efficiently with design control. Since standards play a significant role in design control and development of medical devices, the course will reference the most commonly used standards that apply to medical devices. This includes ISO 14971 on risk management, IEC 62366 on usability engineering, IEC 60601 on electrical safety and IEC 62304 on medical device software. You will also learn about the most common pitfalls in medical device product development. The course employs a lean and pragmatic approach to medical device design with focus on the documentation part.
The learning goals of the course are to:
- Provide pragmatic methods, tools and techniques which will boost the ability to be efficient in the development of medical devices and the related documentation
- Improve understanding of how and why design control requirements should be implemented.
- Increase knowledge on the most common pitfalls in medical device product development and how to avoid them
The course comprises lectures and interactive workshops. The trainer will follow up on learning objectives throughout the course. This means that you will have to answer questions on the topics covered to ensure that the objectives are met.
Who should attend
The course is targeted towards professionals who are involved in the following areas:
- Development of medical devices
- Quality Assurance
- Project Managers within the medical device area
There are no pre-requisites, but it is helpful to have experience from product development in medical device industry or any other regulated industry or experience from the medical device industry in general.
Søren Lyngsø-Petersen, CEO, Pharma4ever QA ApS
"Very dedicated and competent instructor"
"Very organized and precise knowledge with good presentation"
"Very high quality of the content as well as the level of the competency of the presenter"
"Great content, engagement and presentation"
"Thorough preparation of the course and good energy during the presentations"
"Motivating and energized instructor"
Participants, Fall 2019