Post-Market Regulatory Obligations for Medical Devices | MEDD.X406

Post-Market Regulatory Obligations for Medical Devices | MEDD.X406

Once medical devices are on the market, manufacturers are required to follow specific requirements and regulations. This includes investigating complaints, submitting to the FDA's eMDR system for reporting device malfunctions, injuries or deaths; handling recalls, managing post-market surveillance studies requirements under section 522 of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, as well as post-approval studies required at the time of approval of a premarket approval (PMA); and handling advertising and promotional labeling. This course offers the opportunity to apply these post-market regulatory requirements via in-class activities using case studies.

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to
  • Describe the principal post-market regulatory obligations for medical devices distributed in the United States.
  • Apply regulations and FDA guidance in order to maintain post-market regulatory compliance.
  • Document complaint investigations, file MDRs, complete health hazard evaluations, analyze advertisement and promotional content, and manage post-market study reporting needs.

Topics Include

  • Complaints and Mandatory Reporting Requirements
  • Recalls, Corrections, and Removals
  • Post-approval studies & 522 Postmarket Surveillance Studies
  • PMA Supplements, Annual Reports, 510(k) Modifications, etc.

Working knowledge of:

  • Communication and collaboration tools such as Google Workspace, Microsoft Office, or LibreOffice
  • Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Canvas including navigation links, modules, etc.

Additional Information

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Next Section Starts In:


June 16, 2023, 12:01 a.m.
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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
06-16-2023 to 08-31-2023 1.5 $750

Clarisa A Tate


Final Date To Enroll: 06-16-2023


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Fri, 06-16-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Self-paced ONLINE
Thu, 08-31-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Self-paced ONLINE