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Medical Devices and Drug-Device Combination Products in the European Union

This virtual live training course provides insights into the MDR and the practical implications for manufacturers and decision makers likewise. It is designed to guide through the main challenges including classification and the requirements for the vigilance system, post-market surveillance and post-market clinical follow-up studies.


Overview

The regulatory environment for medical devices in Europe is changing. With an increased focus on patient safety, the European Medical Device Regulation (MDR) has introduced new requirements and processes.

This training provides insights into the MDR and the practical implications for manufacturers and decision makers likewise. The course is designed to guide through the main challenges including classification and the requirements for the vigilance system, post-market surveillance (PMS) and post-market clinical follow-up (PMCF) studies. In interactive practical exercises participants will gain understanding of product demarcation, classification and the need of an integrated pathway for Drug-Device Combination (DDC) products.

Delegates will have the opportunity to discuss the complexities involved with experts who have huge knowledge and experience in this field.

 

Featured topics

  • Background, Objectives and Key Elements of the MDR
  • Medical Device Coordination Group (MDCG)
  • Demarcation and Classification of Medical Devices
  • Software as Medical Device
  • General Safety and Performance Requirements (GSPR)
  • Post-Market Surveillance and Vigilance
  • Drug-Device Combination Products
  • Clinical Evaluation and Clinical Investigations

 

Who should attend?

This course is designed for participants working in Regulatory Affairs for medical devices and medicinal products in departments of:

  • Pharmacovigilance
  • Quality Assurance
  • Clinical Development
  • Technical Support

This course will be of particular interest to all personnel who either are new to the medical device issues or have been working under the “old” system from industry as well as from decision making perspective.

 

Learning objectives

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the new requirements of the MDR and realise the major changes incl. Vigilance and Post-Market Surveillance
  • Learn the demarcation process and classification of medical devices according to risk classes
  • Understand how risk should be managed
  • Recognise the different stakeholders involved, besides the Notified Bodies
  • Consider the challenges and opportunities of Drug-Device Combination products

  


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

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Operating Systems

  • Windows: XP 32-bit (SP3), 2003, Vista 32-bit/64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit/64-bit
  • Mac OS X: 10.5, 10.6, 10.7
  • Linux: 32-bit Ubuntu 10.x,11.x 32-bit Fedora 15/16, 32-bit Red Hat 5/6, 32-bit OpenSuSE 11.4

Minimum System Requirement

  • Windows: Processor – Requires Sun Java 5 or higher, Recommend ActiveX be enabled for Internet Explorer
  • Mac OS X: Processor – JavaScript and cookies enabled, Requires Apple Java 5 or higher, No support for Remote Access
  • Linux: Processor – JavaScript and cookies enabled, Requires Apple Java 5 or higher, No support for Remote Access

Browsers

  • Windows: Internet Explorer 6, 7, 8, 9, (Win7 Only), Firefox latest (32-bit), Chrome latest
  • Mac OS X: Safari 4-Mar; Firefox 2/3/3.5
  • Linux: Mozilla 1.7, Firefox 2/3/3.5

Internet Connection Speed

  • Windows: Intel or AMD processor (1GHz or faster), At least 512 MB RAM (at least 2 GB RAM for Vista)
  • Mac OS X: Intel processor, At least 512 MB RAM
  • Linux: At least 512 MB RAM

Display

  • 800x600 pixel resolution or greater (1024x768 pixels recommended)

 

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