Test method validation is an often-confusing requirement for medical devices. A fundamental issue is the role-reversal between the test method and the product or process it is designed to detect. For example, while a defect-free process is desirable, a test method must be reliable both in detecting defects and in not rejecting acceptable samples. Those who work with process optimization and validation..
Computer System Validation (CSV) And Software Testing: Applying An Agile Methodology vs. Waterfall For FDA-Regulated Computer Systems And Software
Advancements in technology have forced organizations to rethink business models. Once controlled and orderly, these organizations are now more chaotic and complex, serving patients and customers that are better informed and with higher expectations than ever before. Work practices and tools must change to meet these challenges. The approach to developing software, performing validation, and maintaining a sy..
The course will examine best practices to provide thoughts and ideas to develop or improve the performance of your current system. This course will provide discussion on European and FDA regulations as well as global harmonization and expectations. The course will also cover specific aspects of equipment qualification and process validation, such as protocol writing, methodology and performance, report writ..
This webinar will help you understand in detail the application of FDA’s guidance on the use of social media in presenting and promoting information about drug products and medical devices subject to FDA regulation. This is critical in order to develop the appropriate strategy, policies and procedures to ensure compliance.Areas CoveredPros and cons of using social media venuesCompliant use of Social Media i..
This course will help attendees understand the fundamental change control steps and processes. It will focus on change proposals, assessments, execution, and final implementation. The importance of proper planning, critical thinking skills, and coordination of all change activities will also be discussed.Learning ObjectiveIdentify what constitutes a changeLearn how to properly categorize a changeDemonstrate..
This webinar will instruct the participant on how to write, organize, and maintain SOPs and train personnel in a way that will ensure compliance in a way that is concise, reproducible and easy to follow. It will begin with a strategic view of SOPs in a company and how SOPs can help streamline operations in addition to ensuring regulatory compliance. This will be followed by an explanation on how to get from..
This Webinar will explain what 21 CFR Part 11 is, why it is important to FDA regulated companies and how conformance to Part 11 differs from just having good IT security. Procedures for controlling electronic signatures and electronic records will be explained. FDA regulated companies want to transition to electronic records for economy and efficiency. FDA, because of its concern for patient safety, wants t..
Human error is known to be the primary cause of quality and production losses in many industries. Although it is unlikely that human error will ever be eliminated, many human performance problems can be prevented. One method to improve productivity and reduce human error is the “5S Method”. This webinar is intended to provide you with practical knowledge on how to keep your workplace cleaner, safer, simpler..
Auditing is a critical aspect of an overall data integrity assurance plan. To successfully audit the integrity of data, auditors must possess specific knowledge, insights, and skills. A solid audit strategy and plan are critical to providing the highest degree of assurance that no data integrity breaches have occurred, short of 100% verification (which is unfeasible in an industry that generates large volum..
The information obtained will enable the effectiveness and reliability of a review process for all materials. The webinar will address requirements for compliance within the US, “gray areas” that must be evaluated thoroughly, how to conduct a risk assessment, strategies for mitigating risks, and making challenging decisions. You will hear about the opportunities for input from regulatory agencies at critica..
A brief introduction into the FDA 483 and its use. Responding and responding appropriately is extremely important. This is not an advanced course on 483 response but a recommended approach to best position your company to prevent even worse FDA regulatory measures. All pharmaceutical and medical device facilities who need to know how to react to FDA 483s. Properly responding to FDA observations will make or..
Computerized systems are used throughout the life sciences industry to support various regulated activities, which in turn generate many types of electronic records. These electronic records must be maintained according to regulatory requirements contained within FDA’s 21 CFR Part 11 for US jurisdictions and Eudralex Volume 4 Annex 11 for EU jurisdictions.One of the requirements for such compliance is the g..
Internal audits are not just an important requirement for effective corporate governance – they are intended to show compliance with various domestic and international laws and regulations. Audits are also a fundamental tool of risk management. The auditor assures alignment with prescribed practices and is at the front line in evaluating control systems, testing, measurement and more. Auditors asses the acc..
This webinar will analyze each of these necessary elements of the batch record review process.Most Regulatory Agencies require firms to have written procedures in place to document production and process controls, better known as batch records. Additionally, there must be written procedures for a batch record review process that demonstrate compliance. A strong batch record review system is essential in ord..
Complaint handling is likely one of the more cross-functional parts of your quality system: Customer Service may receive your customer complaints, Sales and Marketing may need to reach out to the customer for additional information, Regulatory Affairs may determine whether the complaint is reportable, QA may perform the root cause investigation, R&D or Manufacturing Engineering may need to be involved i..