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Medical Device Quality Management Systems (QMS)
- Key requirements in ISO 13485, MDR *, and QSReg **
*MDR - EU Medical Device Regulation **QSReg - US Medical Device Regulation 21 CFR 820
During this three day course you will get a good insight and understanding of the key requirements that shall be fulfilled to establish and maintain a quality management system in compliance with EU and US Medical Device regulations.
The course provides practical guidance on how to implement the requirements in your quality management system and how to deal with critical elements of the quality management system such as; design control (product development), manufacturing, validation, management responsibilities, handling of resources, internal audits, change control, post market surveillance and CAPA management.
During the course you will also get a thorough understanding of the major changes in the newly updated ISO 13485:2016, as compared to the 2003/2012 version and its relation to the new Medical Device regulations (MDR/IVDR).
Participants will learn how to effectively implement a quality management system in line with the requirements in QSReg, ISO 13485:2016, MDR and IVDR. Completion of this program will give you the knowledge needed to establish and implement a new quality management system or assess your current quality management system and implement improvements where needed.
For further professional development this course may be combined with any of our two advanced courses to become “Auditor/Lead Auditor Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices” (#5316) or “QA-RA Leader Medical Devices” (#5317).
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These two courses both serve as relevant preparation for a personal certification. The certification is optional and separate from the course. More information about personal certification is available at http://sbqcertification.com
- Purpose of a Quality System
- Process approach and the PDCA Cycle
- Management responsibility and human resources
- Document control; interrelations and traceability
- Measurement, analysis and improvement – the CAPA system
- Product development incl risk management and design transfer
- Supplier control and handling of material
- Production and process controls, infrastructure
- Brief overview of the impact of the new EU regulations (MDR and IVDR)
- Using ISO 13485 to cover international regulatory requirements such as 21 CFR 820 and other
Who should attend:
The course is suitable for persons working with R&D, production, process development or QA who is involved in, or responsible for the operation or audit of a Quality Management System (QMS) for medical devices.
Also those who need more knowledge about QSReg as well as the ISO 13485 standard and it’s relation to the new Medical Device regulations (MDR/IVDR) will benefit from this course.
Need of prior knowledge/experiences:
- You should have basic knowledge of quality systems, e.g. by participating in one of our basic courses or have equivalent knowledge of the company's internal quality assurance programs.
- You should have at least 6-12 months experience of working in the regulated industry (medical device or pharmaceutical industry).
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Intermediate / Advanced
EU, US and
global (ISO 13485)
Date, location and venue:
March 20-22, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark
(Entrance from Kvægtorvsgade)
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Day 1: 10.00-16.45 (Registration 09.30-10.00)
Day 2: 8.30-16.45
Day 3: 8.30-15.30
17 850 DKK (€ 2 395) incl. course material (pdf), lunch and refreshments
Note. Due to tax/VAT regulations within the EU (for courses/seminars/conferences), the course fee is invoiced in the local currency and local VAT is added.
Accommodation is NOT included in the course fee.
For groups registered and invoiced together we offer the following quantity discount:
2-3 persons 10%
4 or more 20%
We do not offer or practice any general company discounts without commitments and/or written agreements.
This is primarily to protect the environment. Therefore, we encourage you to bring a laptop / tablet to the course - it is possible to make notes in the PDF file you will have access to.
1-2 weeks prior the course you will receive login details to www.Gate2GMP.com where you can download the course handouts as a PDF.
Note pads and pens will always be provided at the venue.
Cancellation of registration:
Registration is binding and when you have received our confirmation the following conditions are known and accepted. If you for any reason is unable to attend, substitution is always possible and preferred.
All cancellations and/or substitutions must have been communicated with and confirmed by us.
Cancellations received less than 30 calendar days before course start are subjected to a service charge of 150 € (Euro)/registered course day as compensation for additional administrative burden and for non refundable part of the conference reservation. Cancellations received less than 7 calendar days prior the course, or failure to cancel or "no-show", will be charged in full.
Cancellation of courses: Courses may be cancelled by the organizer if bookings fail to reach minimum numbers (normally not later than 30 days prior the course start), or due to other reasons beyond our control. In such circumstances charged course fees will be refunded, credited, or granted to attend another course for the same value. NOTE! Key2Compliance AB is NOT responsible or liable to any costs in conjunction with a cancelled course. If you need to book flights way ahead (+35 days prior the course) check with us before finalizing the purchase of flights and/or hotel accommodation for an update on the registration situation.