Course Catalog

CQT-solutions provide a wide range of training courses.


AAMI - QS Regulation 21 CFR 820 and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485: Navigating Regulatory Requirements

DATE: 23-MAR-2020

The regulatory world for quality management systems (QMS) is changing fast. To succeed in today’s global market, the manufacturers of medical devices must understand those requirements. This intensive 4 ½ day course provides quality system professionals with the information needed to develop and maintain a quality system program that conforms with the FDA's Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820) and International Organization for Standardization 13485:2016, the international standard that spells out the requirements for regulatory purposes for quality management systems. Course content is the culmination of years of consensus development on the part of a respected group of quality system experts from leading device manufacturing companies, FDA, industry consultants and members of ISO standard development teams for standards such as 13485 and 14971.

 


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Integrating Risk Management into the Product Life Cycle

DATE: 09-MAR-2020

 

This comprehensive 3-day course for medical device manufacturers presents risk management concepts used throughout the quality system that can help your organization meet FDA and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485:2016 requirements for risk management. This course covers the use of risk management principles throughout the life cycle of the product, from design…to manufacturing…through post-production to retirement. Instructors will illustrate linkages between the product risk management process and quality system processes.Students will discover how to use regulatory databases to support risk management activities at different stages of the product life cycle, as well as the use of International Product Safety Standards during risk management activities.


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AAMI - Human Factors for Medical Devices

DATE: 02-MAR-2020

This 3-day course offers participants a comprehensive overview to human factors as it relates to medical devices. It includes regulatory requirements of FDA, specifically the interpretation from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Human Factors Team, as they relate to human factors, and the process of applying human factors in design controls during the design of a medical device.  The course also includes the regulatory perspective of the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the impact of human factors on pharma.

A basic foundation for applying human factors will be set, with discussions on user models and task analysis; anatomy of use errors; and how task analysis forms the basis for planning human factors efforts. Course content will also include a review of human factors methodologies – contextual inquiry, heuristic evaluations, formative studies, and summative studies. Relevant human factors standards are discussed as well as human factors in the post-market arena. There are hands-on exercises as well as real-life case studies illustrating the application of human factors to medical devices. 


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AAMI - QS Regulation 21 CFR 820 and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485: Navigating Regulatory Requirements

DATE: 07-SEP-2020

The regulatory world for quality management systems (QMS) is changing fast. To succeed in today’s global market, the manufacturers of medical devices must understand those requirements. This intensive 4 ½ day course provides quality system professionals with the information needed to develop and maintain a quality system program that conforms with the FDA's Quality System Regulation (21 CFR 820) and International Organization for Standardization 13485:2016, the international standard that spells out the requirements for regulatory purposes for quality management systems. Course content is the culmination of years of consensus development on the part of a respected group of quality system experts from leading device manufacturing companies, FDA, industry consultants and members of ISO standard development teams for standards such as 13485 and 14971.


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AAMI - Design Control-Integrating The Quality System Regulation and ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485 Requirements

DATE: 23-MAR-2020

This intensive 3 day course provides complete coverage of design control requirements for FDA Quality System Regulation, ANSI/AAMI/ISO 13485:2016, and the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP). With the participation of FDA representatives during the entire course, attendees have the unique opportunity to participate in a shared learning experience.

An optional exam is available online for 2 weeks following the end of the program.


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