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6 Webinar Series on Quality Management System and Internal Auditing for Devices - Webinar

  • ID: 3674237
  • Webinar
  • January 2016
  • Region: Global
  • Online Compliance Panel
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Effective quality management systems are identified as a pivotal regulatory factor for allowing medical device manufacturers to market their products around the world. ISO 13485 is a quality management system standard particularly for the medical device industry, which encircles key aspects plus additional industry-specific medical device essentials.

Internal auditing is fundamental to any quality improvement initiative. FDA Quality System Regulation for Medical Devices requires that an organization conducts internal quality audits to determine the effectiveness of its quality system.

This package explicates complete guidance on developing an effective quality management and internal auditing system for medical devices.

CD/Recorded-How It Works:

- Webinar CD/Recorded will have a series of modules. Our experts have delivered the modules using PowerPoint Presentations.
- Webinar Recording Link or CDs are licensed to be used multiple times at any location with multiple attendants, as you wish.
- Recording links will be valid up to 6 months with unlimited access and reference materials will be mailed to your registered e-mail.
- Free shipment of CDs within 72 hours from the date of purchase and reference materials will be mailed to your registered address.

Webinar Topics:

- Quality Management Systems for Medical Devices and IVDs
- ISO 13485 Quality Management System
- Implementing an Internal Audit Program Pursuant to ISO 13485 and 21 CFR Part 820
- How Create a Value-Added cGMP & ISO 13485 Internal Auditing System
- Quality System Regulation, Subpart G: Production and Process Controls
- ISO 13485 and Regulatory Affairs Training

Who will benefit?

These webinar will be beneficial to the following:

- R&D and Manufacturing Managers
- Managers (RA & CA)
- Consultants
- Contractors and Subcontractors
- Regulatory Managers/Personnel
- Manufacturing Managers, Supervisors & Personnel
- Internal Auditors
- Senior Management Executives (CEO, COO, CFO, etc.)
- Project Managers
- Clinical Affairs
- Anyone Interested in the Topic for ISO 13485 or 21 CFR Part 820
- Audit Managers
- Quality Management (QA & QC)
- Supplier Auditors
- Quality Engineering
- Legal Professionals
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Webinars included in the Package:

1. Quality Management Systems for Medical Devices and IVDs (Duration: 60 Minutes)

FDA states in warning letters "this inspection revealed that these devices are adulterated within the meaning of section 510(h) of the FD&C Act, in that the methods used in, or the facilities or controls used for, their manufacture, packing, storage, or installation are not in conformity with the current good manufacturing practice requirements of the 21 CFR Part 820…"

Objectives of the Presentation:

- US quality system regulations, flexibility, definitions and quality system requirements
- Management responsibility, audits and personnel
- Design control: design and development planning, design input, design output, design review, design verification, design validation, design transfer, and design changes
- Design history file (DHF) and device master record (DMR)
- Quality system procedures, purchasing controls and servicing
- Inspection, measuring and test equipment
- Process validation
- Corrective and preventive action (CAPA) and complaint files
- Quality requirements for premarket approval (PMA) application
- Case studies and lessons learned

2. ISO 13485 Quality Management System (Duration: 60 Minutes)

Organizations wishing to market Medical Devices in Europe must develop Quality Management Systems in accordance with ISO 13485. Such Quality Systems will also be beneficial for organizations seeking to gain marketing permission from the FDA. ISO 13485 is becoming the de facto international regulatory requirement for Medical Device manufacturing. Introduced in Europe as one of the requirements to obtain CE Marking for products, it has also gained acceptance within the FDA.

Objectives of the Presentation:

- Overview of ISO 13485 Quality Management System
- Discussion of key requirements
- What written procedures and training are required
- How should internal audits be conducted
- Understanding of what auditors expect

3. Implementing an Internal Audit Program Pursuant to ISO 13485 and 21 CFR Part 820 (Duration: 60 Minutes)

This webinar is intended to help you get familiar with how to establish an internal audit program of the quality management systems (QMS) for medical device manufacturers in preparation for an FDA inspection or for those who are subject to ISO 13485 and/or 21 CFR Part 820.

Objectives of the Presentation:

- Statutes and Regulations
- Definitions
- Comparative Overview of both ISO 13485 and 21 CFR Part 820
- Auditing Strategy
- Audit Objectives
- Audit Planning, Frequency, Duration and Logistics
- How to Audit Quality Management Systems
- Various Audit Approaches
- Quality Systems and Subsystems in ISO 13485
- Quality Systems and Subsystems under 21 CFR Part 820
- FDA and ISO 13485
- Good Practices: Speaker’s Suggestions and Recommendations
- Conclusion

4. How Create a Value-Added cGMP & ISO 13485 Internal Auditing System (Duration: 60 Minutes)

Internal audits are required by both the FDA and ISO 13485. This webinar will cover creating of a Risk-based an internal auditing program for compliance to FDA and ISO 13485 internal auditing requirements. It will include how to set up and manage the auditing system, as well as an overview of how to conduct an internal audit, and document the results. It will discuss the value of a good internal auditing program in reducing compliance risk of all types.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

- Learn How to develop or streamline and internal auditing system based on the principles of risk management but is still compliant to FDA cGMP/ Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485
- Know the difference between internal and external audits
- Understand what skills are required for an internal auditor
- Learn how the internal auditing system can add value to your quality system and your company
- Understand what the FDA must see to verify that you are conducting your internal audits as required

5. Quality System Regulation, Subpart G: Production and Process Controls (Duration: 120 Minutes)

The Quality System Regulation (QSR) Subpart G defines the requirements for Production and Process Controls. The FDA's Quality System Inspection Technique (QSIT) inspectional methodology "divides" the requirements for medical device manufacturers into seven subsystems; two of those are the Production and Process Controls subsystem and the Equipment and Facilities Controls subsystem, both of which are contained in 21 CFR 820 (Subpart G).

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

- An overview of the Quality System Inspection Technique
- Production and Process Controls regulatory requirements
- Relationship of the Production and Process Controls subsection to the Equipment and Facilities Control subsection of the Quality System Regulation

6. ISO 13485 and Regulatory Affairs Training (Duration: 90 Minutes)

The Webinar will extensively cover comparison of various QMS Objectives, Objective of ISO 13485:2003, how to set out requirements for a QMS that is capable of consistently meeting customer requirements, including regulatory requirements. The speaker will also speak about the objectives of ISO 9001:2008 and how to set our requirements for a voluntary, generic QMS that is capable of meetings customer & Regulatory requirements, and enhancing customer satisfaction through processes including continual improvement. The webinar will also enhance your knowledge on objective of the FDA Quality System Regulation and how to set our requirements for a QMS that is capable of consistently providing safe and effective medical devices.

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

- Management Review
- Document Control
- Internal Audit
- Control of Nonconformance
- Corrective & Preventive Action
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  • David Lim Dr David Lim,
    President and Principal Consultant ,
    Regulatory Doctor

    Dr. David Lim, Ph.D., RAC, ASQ-CQA. Dr. Lim is President and Principal of Regulatory Doctor. Dr. Lim frequently presents global regulatory and quality compliance topics in various forums and meetings. Recently, Dr. Lim developed 510(k) templates ready for use compliant with e-Copy and RTA policy. In addition, Dr. Lim developed FDA inspection checklists for drug and medical device manufacturers based on his analysis of FDA inspectional observations cited in 483s for the past seven years. Dr. Lim provides his feedback to regulatory agency (e.g., US FDA) through public comments and also served as a panel member during the FDA’s transparency public meeting in 2009. Dr. Lim contributes to the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS) as an author and speaker. Dr. Lim leads and directs all research projects including, but not limited to, pharmacovigilance, medical device reporting, recalls and patient safety signals being conducted at the Regulatory Doctor.

  • Peter Spath Peter Spath,
    Freelance Consultant ,
    Medical Device Industry

    Peter Spath is currently a freelance consultant serving the Medical Device community by providing a variety of quality and regulatory consultation on contractual basis remotely and on-site. Services include: leading Quality System audits in accordance with ISO 9001, 17025, and 13485, Canada's CMDCAS regulations and FDA GMPs for both Medical Devices and Combination Devices. He has over 20 years of experience working with international regulations and standards as a Certified Lead Auditor. Recognized as an expert in ISO Standards and Federal Regulations, especially those governing Electronic Records and Electronic Signatures, he led regulatory compliance assessments throughout Fortune 500 Companies as well as their suppliers across the United States, Mexico, and Europe. Mr. Spath developed and facilitated the implementation of quality management systems in numerous internal organizations and key contract manufacturers in Germany. He has also successfully managed FDA GMP and EPA GLP investigations in a variety of organizations.

    In addition to his expertise in Quality Systems and Regulatory requirements for Medical Devices, Mr. Spath has served on EPA committees to develop new regulations for environmental laboratory accreditation. He was also appointed to the Environmental Laboratory Accreditation Board, an EPA Federal Advisory Committee (FACA), providing advice to the EPA Agency Administrator.

  • Betty Lane Betty Lane,
    Founder and President ,
    Be Quality Associates, LLC

    Betty has over 30 years’ experience in Medical Device quality assurance and regulatory affairs. She is the founder and President of Be Quality Associates, LLC, a consulting company helping small and medium sized medical device and diagnostic companies implement and improve their quality systems. Her work enables companies to manage their business in compliance with FDA and ISO 13485 requirements, as well quality system requirements for other area such as Europe and Canada. Betty’s training experience includes over 25 years of training on all areas ISO 13485 and FDA cGMP.

  • Les Schnoll Les Schnoll,
    Principal ,
    Quality Docs, LLC

    Les Schnoll has extensive experience in quality assurance, quality control, auditing, regulatory compliance, management, and microbiology in the medical device, pharmaceutical, and clinical/pre-clinical industries. Schnoll is recognized for achievements in developing value-added quality management and regulatory compliance systems. He is recognized by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) (formerly the Medical Devices Authority) in the United Kingdom to perform assessments to the European Union Medical Device Directive and the European sterilization standards.

  • Dennis L. Gorectke Dennis L. Gorectke,
    Owner ,
    ISO Documents and Six Sigma Consultants

    Dennis L. Gorectke has an entrepreneurial spirit having Run ISO Documents & Six-Sigma Consultants very successfully since 1992. He did ISO 9001 Training for the SBDC and UW Whitewater for five Years. He has worked for the Corporate Headquarters Quality Departments of Harley-Davidson Company, Johnson Controls and the Ford Fairlane Training & Development Center in Dearborn Michigan. All these Positions were as a Consultant & Trainer.

    In addition he's worked for the Sci-Med Division of Boston Scientific, and Zimmer Spine in Minneapolis, MN; plus the Ethicon Division of Johnson & Johnson in Somerville NJ, Supplier Contract in Christchurch, UK, and Pro QC International, Integra Life Sciences all doing ISO 13485 Audits of their Supplier base.

    In addition he has Audited Companies in Canada and New York on Behalf of Subaru for TS-16049 Dennis L. Gorectke also completed 10 Successful Projects to attain MR Lean Six-Sigma master Black Belt.

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