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Medical Devices Regulation in Canada – Principles and Recent Updates Workshop

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Medical Devices Regulation in Canada – Principles and Recent Updates Workshop

Live interactive and instructor led


Abstract

Medical devices companies who develop their products and wish to sell them in the Canadian market, must acquire knowledge of the Canadian regulatory requirements for medical devices. Moreover, in order to be able to commercialize their products, the manufacturer/importer/distributer must be aware of the new regulatory framework that Health Canada has developed for these products.

Harmonization of the regulatory requirements between Health Canada, the FDA and other regulatory bodies, including the new Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP), is continuously evolving and is intended to reduce the regulatory burden on both the manufacturers and the regulators.

The course will outline the main Canadian regulatory requirements for:

  • ITA submission
  • Licensing application
  • Establishment of Quality Management Systems
  • Risk management

During the course we will also discuss:

  • The differences and the similarities between medical devices regulations in Canada, the US and the EU
  • Canadian regulatory requirements for medical devices as per the new QMS standard ISO 13485:2016
  • The transition to MDSAP
  • The transition to electronic submission of documentation

Outlines

  • Introduction
    • The Structure of Health Canada
    • The definition of medical devices according to Health Canada
    • Classification of medical devices
  • Canadian regulations of medical devices
  • Comparison of regulatory requirements in Canadian and other jurisdictions (US, EU)
  • Mutual recognition of data between various regulatory authorities
  • Preparation and submission of Pre-ITA, ITA, Licensing application
  • Quality systems according to ISO 13485:2016
  • GMP
  • Risk management according to ISO 14791
  • Clinical trials
    • Types of clinical trials for medical devices
    • Clinical trial regulatory requirements
    • How clinical trials impact the future commercialization of a medical device
    • Record keeping
    • Monitoring
  • Vigilance program
  • Preparation for audits in compliance with Health Canada requirements
  • New Canadian regulatory requirements
    • Transition to ISO 13485:2016
    • Transition to MDSAP
    • Transition to e-submission – Non-eCTD Format

Who Should Attend

Personnel involved with:

  • Regulatory affairs
  • Quality assurance
  • Product development
  • Manufacturing
  • Clinical development

Benefits to the participants:

Gain knowledge about:

  • Canadian regulatory requirements for approval of medical devices including products approved in other jurisdictions
  • Preparation for and compliance with the new Canadian regulatory requirements for medical devices
  • Risk management and quality systems requirements
  • Regulatory requirements for clinical trials of medical devices

Certificate of Attendance and Course Material

  • All participants will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.
  • The participants will be receiving specially prepared course manual.

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm