FDA Presubmission Program – Requesting FDA Feedback

On-Demand

Course Overview

The pre-submission or Q-Sub program is a voluntary mechanism to get FDA’s feedback on specific questions necessary to guide product development and/or application preparation. This course provides instruction critical to prepare for a successful meeting with the FDA.

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EU IVDR Internal Auditor

This virtual instructor-led two-day course provides guidance on how to prepare for, plan, and conduct an internal or supplier audit based on the EU IVDR. This course also focuses on ISO 13485:2016 relative to its correspondence with the EU IVDR.

This course provides practical instruction for auditors and managers performing, facilitating, or managing internal and supplier audits against criteria contained within the European Union In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (EU IVDR).  The instructor will review the regulation in depth from the auditor’s perspective and provide practical instruction for preparing for, planning and conducting EU IVDR audits according to NSF’s formal, documented EU IVDR Audit Model.

This course includes a two-hour eLearning prerequisite module, EU IVDR – A Comprehensive Overview, to be completed prior to the start of the live instruction. The self-paced eLearning covers every aspect of the regulation and identifies key pre- and post-market requirements associated with EU IVDR – standard regulatory requirements that must be met by all In Vitro Diagnostic manufacturers wishing to do business in the EU regardless of IVD classification.

Ask about our discount pricing when bundling courses together. We can also bring this course to your individual organization through virtual instructor-led or face-to-face training.

By the end of this training you should be able to:

  • Identify Key Articles and Annexes of the EU IVDR
  • Recognize Intent of Requirements as Described in Recitals
  • Identify Classification Implementing and Classification Rules
  • Identify General Safety and Performance Requirements (GSPRs)
  • Recognize Content of Technical Documentation
  • Identify Post-Market Surveillance Reporting and Vigilance Obligations
  • Recognize one EU IVDR Audit Model
  • Plan an EU IVDR Audit
  • Document Nonconformities against EU IVDR requirements

Who should attend:

This course is helpful for experienced internal auditors seeking to expand their auditing knowledge of the EU IVDR, for managers of audit programs, and for anyone who will be the subject of or participate in an EU IVDR audit. Delegates should have some internal audit experience and ideally have certified auditor/lead auditor qualifications in QMS audits.

Price: $1200.00

Preparing for FDA Medical Device Inspections – Practical Guidance (Advanced)

Understanding what to expect during an FDA inspection enables a medical device manufacturer to prepare effectively for an FDA inspection. This course is designed to meet the needs of domestic and foreign medical device manufacturers doing business or intending to do business in the United States. This course focuses on group activities designed to identify the key elements of Level 1, 2, 3 and For Cause inspections; preparing for and hosting an FDA inspection; review FDA databases (MAUDE and Recall) to identify and understand the focus of an FDA For Cause inspection; review the preamble and QSIT Guide to understand how to prepare for an inspection of the primary subsystems contained in QSIT; develop effective FDA 483 responses; and prepare in advance information needed by the investigator to complete an EIR (as described in the IOM). This course is designed to benefit your organization’s quality professionals responsible for preparing for, facilitating, and responding to FDA inspections; as well as those responsible for defining, documenting, implementing, and maintaining an effective quality management system.

Ask about our discount pricing when bundling courses together. We can also bring this course to your individual organization through virtual instructor-led or face-to-face training.

By the end of this training you should be able to:

  • Identify key elements of FDA’s Quality System Inspection Technique
  • Recognize the types of FDA inspections
  • Recognize key activities and responsibilities relative to hosting an FDA inspection
  • Identify pre-inspectional databases (e.g. MAUDE, Recall) used by FDA Investigators in preparation for FDA inspections and their utility
  • Identify key elements of an effective FDA 483 response
  • Prepare (in advance) key documents and information required to be included in an FDA Establishment Inspection Report (EIR)


Who should attend
This course benefits quality professionals responsible for managing, facilitating, and participating in FDA inspections, as well as those responsible for defining, documenting, implementing, and maintaining an effective quality management system.

This course is important for medical device professionals, especially those who conduct or participate in any project and/or quality management system activity.

Price: $1200.00

CAPA Considerations: Problem Statement Writing and Investigation Techniques

Utilizing proven methodologies, this highly interactive medical device CAPA writing course provides learners

with the tools and skills needed to identify root causes of existing nonconformities from complaints, process deviations, audits and other feedback mechanisms. 

This 2-day virtual instructor-led course covers how to effectively write concise, understandable problem statements and specific corrective action plans relative to problem statements. Learners are provided with instruction and guidance as they conduct hands-on medical device writing exercises, working through case studies of investigation data and summarizing key findings. Our highly experienced instructor will provide real-time feedback to help learners write concise medical device nonconformity statements.

Ask about our discount pricing when bundling courses together. We can also bring this course to your individual organization through virtual instructor-led or face-to-face training.

By the end of this training you should be able to:

  • Define the purpose of Corrective and Preventive Action (CAPA)
  • Identify and analyze data inputs for CAPA
  • Compose a proper and complete problem statement
  • Apply investigation techniques to identify root causes and define the appropriate corrective action
  • Identify effectiveness criteria and perform an effectiveness check
  • Recognize how to close the CAPA loop and the requirements to close CAPAs in a timely and complete manner.

Price: $1200.00