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Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)

Virtual Learning

Course Overview

This virtual instructor-led one-day course covers the rationale for developing the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP), who the participating regulatory authorities are, and the specific audit criteria (including country-specific requirements) used during MDSAP audits.

This course discusses, in depth, the audit approach used by recognized MDSAP auditing organizations (AOs) as well as the MDSAP nonconformity grading system. Learners will also identify what MDSAP audit findings may trigger action from a participating regulatory authority.

This course pairs well as a prerequisite to MDSAP Internal Auditor Training (2 day).

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:

  • Discuss the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP)
  • Evaluate the MDSAP Quality Management System (QMS) audit nonconformity grading system and recognize grades that may trigger regulatory follow-up
  • Identify the IMDRF MDSAP requirements and documents in use
  • Explain the MDSAP Audit Approach


Price: $800.00

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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.

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The course consists of five days of interactive instruction and auditing sessions followed by a comprehensive written examination on day six. Learners will have two hours to complete the exam, which is provided and proctored in a virtual format (additional time will be added for non-native English-speaking learners, and learners with disabilities).

Learners should enter the QMS Lead Auditor course with a basic understanding of ISO 13485:2016. Mandatory prerequisite reading and a prerequisite competency assessment will be provided upon enrollment. These prerequisites must be completed in advance of the course start date.

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.

This class is helpful for all personnel involved in preparing, conducting, managing, participating in, or otherwise facilitating internal, supplier, or regulatory audits and their outcomes, as well as executive personnel with responsibility for the design and implementation of any aspect of a quality management system.

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

· Describe the purpose of:

  • Quality management systems
  • Quality management system standards
  • Management system audits
  • Third-party certification

· Explain the role of an auditor to plan, conduct, report and follow up a quality management system audit in accordance with ISO 19011:2018

· Plan, conduct, report and follow up an audit of a quality management system to establish conformity (or otherwise) with ISO 13485:2016 and MDSAP participating country-specific requirements.

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MDSAP Internal Auditor Training

This virtual instructor-led course was designed and developed by the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) Lead Project Manager responsible for the team that designed, implemented, and maintained the MDSAP program.

This training focuses internal auditors on the applicable MDSAP country-specific requirements that are applicable to the auditee organization. This focus, when used in conjunction with an existing ISO 13485 internal audit program, will provide the comprehensive coverage necessary to assure all applicable MDSAP regulatory requirements are audited. In addition, resources and insight into how MDSAP Auditing Organizations establish competence of their auditors will be discussed.

An “MDSAP Lite” audit tool will be provided including country-specific requirements and hyperlinks to the specific regulatory requirements (audit criteria) relative to each country-specific requirement. Through expertly designed individual and group tasks and activities, learners will demonstrate how to identify applicable country-specific requirements, how to plan the time necessary to conduct the audit of applicable country-specific requirements, how to plan an MDSAP Lite audit, as well as how to identity, document, and grade country-specific nonconformities.

This training is essential to anyone engaged in planning or conducting internal audits of an organization participating in MDSAP.

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:

  • Describe an MDSAP Audit and identify criteria used during an MDSAP Audit
  • Recognize International Medical Device Regulators Forum (IMDRF) governing procedures relative to MDSAP Auditing Organizations
  • Recognize the competency and training requirements for AO auditors
  • Recognize the structure and utility of the “MDSAP Lite” internal audit approach and “Toolkit”
  • Calculate audit time and plan an MDSAP Lite internal audit
  • Identify nonconformities, write nonconformity (NC) statements, and support the nonconformity statements with audit evidence
  • Identify post-audit MDSAP activities including NC grading
  • Recognize the outcomes and goals of an MDSAP audit

Price: $1200.00