The medical device industry is growing with over 100 established companies in the state of Utah! The Medical Device Manufacturing: Processes and Practices certificate program includes a series of courses addressing the competencies outlined by the medical device industry and covers basic core knowledge and skills required for entry-level positions. Each course content aligns with national industry-recognized standards.
This industry is highly regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and medical device companies must ensure their products are safe and effective for consumers. Employees working in the industry should be trained with specific knowledge and skills in areas such as data management and analysis; Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP); FDA regulations; Total Quality System (TQS); and, Good Documentation Practices (GDP). A core knowledge and skills certificate will be awarded upon the successful completion of the 4 core courses: CEMD 0910, 0920, 0930, and 0940. Learn more about certificate options here.
As of January 2016, two additional courses were added to the program - 0950 Intro to Quality Concepts and 0960 QA Auditing Concepts. These courses are not part of the certificate.
This training is appropriate for those new to the industry, transitioning from a related discipline or professionals wanting refresher courses.
Visit the website for the National Center for the Biotechnology Workforce
Press Release by The Manufacturing Institute: http://www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/~/media/5F20A80BCC75420DAE742F7DA6336AEE/SLCC_PR.pdf
The Manufacturing Institute Releases Third Spotlight on Community College Consortium: http://www.themanufacturinginstitute.org/News-Articles/2016/06/03-SLCC.aspx
"This product was funded by a grant by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration. This product was created by the grantee and does not necessarily reflect the official position of the U.S. Department of Labor. The Department of Labor makes no guarantees, warranties, or assurances of any kind, express or implied, with respect to such information, including any information on linked sites and including, but not limited to, accuracy of the information or its completeness, timeliness, usefulness, adequacy, continued availability, or ownership."