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ISO 13845 FDA Medical Device Regulation For QMS (Part 1 / 2)

Learn all about ISO 13845 FDA Medical Device Regulation and Quality Management System in this online course

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What you'll learn

  • Definitions of key terms in ISO standards: 'shall,' 'should,' 'may,' and 'can.'
  • Understanding the mandatory, recommended, permitted, and possible requirements in ISO standards.
  • Evaluation of medical device manufacturer's quality management systems.
  • Emphasis on European medical device regulations and the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).
  • Understanding development, implementation, and maintenance requirements for medical device stakeholders.
  • Focus on ISO 13485:2016, the most recent revision.
  • Distinction between ISO level, European level, and national level standards.
  • Introduction to harmonized standards and their adoption by European standardization organizations.
  • Overview of ISO 13485's international scope and Z annexes related to European requirements.
  • Understanding the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).
  • Purpose of MDSAP in preventing duplication of auditing efforts.
  • Coverage of regulatory requirements for medical devices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, and the United States.
  • Development and key players of the MDSAP.
  • Importance of defining the scope of the Quality Management System (QMS).
  • Factors to consider when determining the QMS scope.
  • ISO 13485 Clause 4.1.6 requirements for validating computer software.
  • Applicable software validation processes.
  • Examples of software requiring validation.
  • Requirements for documented QMS tailored to the organization's nature and purposes.
  • Specific details and elements of QMS documentation.
  • Examples of required QMS documentation.
  • Importance of technical documentation in proving medical devices meet safety and performance requirements.
  • Different terms for technical documentation.
  • Requirements for medical device files (MDF) or technical files.
  • ISO 13485 requirements for document and record control.
  • Criteria for document control ensuring compliance and effectiveness.
  • Lifetime determination of medical devices and handling of obsolete documents.
  • Role of upper management in implementing QMS.
  • Upper management's commitment, Quality Policy, Quality Objectives, and management reviews.
  • QMS planning and maintaining integrity during changes.
  • Defining and documenting responsibilities and positions of QMS-related personnel.
  • Delegation of authority by upper management.
  • Importance of good internal communication for QMS understanding.
  • Elements evaluated by auditors during the management review.
  • Data requirements for the management review process.
  • Conducting a management review for an effective QMS.
  • Understanding ISO 13485 requirements for resource management in the QMS.
  • Evaluation of QMS-related resources: human resources, infrastructure, and work environment.
  • Importance of competent employees and the risk-based approach in competency requirements.
  • ISO 13485 requirements for proper infrastructure supporting QMS processes.
  • Attention points during audits: buildings, equipment, and supporting services.
  • Considerations for equipment design, installation, and maintenance.
  • Regulation of the production environment for medical device quality.
  • Methods to enhance safety and cleanliness in work environments.
  • Parameters influencing controls for a safe work environment.
  • Determining process inputs, outputs, sequence, and responsibilities in product realization.
  • Requirements for quality objectives, resources, verification, monitoring, and records.
  • Consistency with QMS requirements in product realization activities.
  • Definition of "risk" and "risk management" in the context of medical devices.
  • Risk management requirements for personnel, external providers, purchased products, and software validation.
  • Role of risk assessments in reducing or controlling risk throughout the product realization process.
  • Use of risk matrices to identify hazards and address safety requirements.
  • Influence of risk management on various aspects of product realization.
  • Involvement in customer-related processes, including receiving requirements and managing orders.
  • Considerations for determining the safety of medical devices for customer use.
  • Documentation of product requirements, regulatory requirements, and user training.
  • Significance of labeling in customer communication.
  • Requirements for physical labels and e-labeling.
  • Critical role of labeling in preventing medical device recalls.


  • This course is designed for individuals from diverse backgrounds, and no specific prerequisites are needed. Whether you're new to the field or an experienced professional, this course caters to a broad audience.


Unlock Excellence in Medical Devices: Mastering ISO 13485:2016 Online Course

Welcome to the definitive online course on ISO 13485:2016, your gateway to unparalleled expertise in the quality management system for medical devices. This comprehensive program is meticulously crafted to empower professionals like you, ensuring you not only understand but master the intricacies of ISO 13485:2016.

What Sets This Course Apart:

  • Expert-Led Learning: Delve into the world of ISO 13485:2016 with our seasoned industry experts who bring real-world experience to your virtual classroom. Benefit from their insights, case studies, and practical tips that go beyond textbook knowledge.
  • Interactive Modules: Say goodbye to passive learning. Our course is designed to keep you engaged through interactive modules, quizzes, and discussions. Dive deep into the nuances of ISO 13485:2016, ensuring you absorb and apply the information effectively.
  • Real-World Applications: We don't just teach theory; we guide you in applying ISO 13485:2016 to real-world scenarios. Gain the confidence to implement best practices, ensuring compliance and elevating the quality of medical device processes.
  • Resource Library: Access a treasure trove of resources, including downloadable templates, checklists, and reference materials. Our resource library is your go-to hub for practical tools that simplify the implementation of ISO 13485:2016 within your organization.
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Why Enroll Today:

Invest in your professional development and take a significant step toward excellence in medical device quality management. By the end of this course, you'll not only be proficient in ISO 13485:2016 but also equipped to lead your organization to new heights of success.

Don't miss this opportunity to become a recognized authority in ISO 13485:2016. Enroll now and embark on a transformative journey toward mastering the standards that define the future of the medical device industry. Your success starts here!

Who this course is for:

  • Individuals involved in the creation or distribution of medical devices
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Regulatory affairs specialists
  • Quality assurance professionals
  • Medical device manufacturers

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