Medical devices go through a long and complex process of development before being made available for therapeutic or diagnostic use. This process involves professionals from varied backgrounds such as scientists, clinicians, regulatory specialists, legal experts and business specialists.
Whether you are considering a career in medical device development or simply seeking a better understanding of the medical device business, this course acts as a primer—a basic introduction to medical devices and general aspects of product and regulatory lifecycles. It also provides a brief history of medical device regulation and information on basic regulatory principles and concepts as they apply to medical devices. This course lays the foundation for a more in-depth study of medical devices and how they are regulated.