Do you know how medical devices find their way to the market? Are you aware that medical applications on a mobile phone and digital medical wearables must be systematically tested before they can be used for medical purposes? Do you know differences between clinical investigations with medical devices and clinical trials with drugs? If your answer is no, then this course is a good way to get familiar with rules, principles and terms and definitions typically used in the fast-growing industry of medical device development.
Are clinical investigations with medical devices is new to you? This interactive course outlines the current regulatory framework and concepts of medical device development.
It explains definitions and the classification principles of different types of medical devices and touches on the main differences with pharmaceutical products. Regarding testing of medical devices, the principles of good clinical practice as well as different steps during clinical investigations are depicted from start to finish. You will be introduced to the basic elements of the mandatory risk-based approach and to the cycles of clinical evaluation, both crucial to get products on the market.
This online introductory course also serves as a basis for all other ECCRT courses on medical device development.
Matching drag and drop exercises and interactive quizzes are included in this online course that will give you immediate feedback on your comprehension, helping you to maximise your learning journey. You will be able to test your understanding with a final graded test. Supporting information, updates and your course certificate can be found on our Virtual Campus.