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GS1 Standards for Healthcare Providers Online Certificate Course

  • Date:Online Course
  • Location:GS1 US Learning Management System (LMS)

Standards for ProvidersThe purpose of this course is to help Healthcare Provider staff gain a better understanding how GS1 Standards improve patient safety and supply chain efficiency.  

Clinical and supply chain healthcare provider personnel—from nurses documenting medical devices or dispensing pharmaceuticals, to supply chain managers, inventory management resources, loading dock supply chain resources, and even hospital pharmacists/dispensers—can all benefit from the material in this course.

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You will have unlimited access to the course for one year from the time of purchase.

Attendees will gain a beginner’s understanding of GS1® and the GS1 System of Standards, including: 
•How to prepare your organization for a GS1 Standards implementation 
•The basic information about GS1 Identifiers used to identify products and locations  
•Information about GS1 barcodes  
•The business benefits of implementing and using GS1 Standards 
•Implementation guidance and considerations for capturing and sharing information with healthcare trading partners 

Attendees will also learn how GS1 Standards and GS1 US® programs and initiatives have been tailored to meet the specific needs of the United States healthcare industry.

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GS1 Standards for Healthcare Providers Online Certificate Course includes 5 modules that help Healthcare Provider staff gain a better understanding how GS1 Standards improve patient safety and supply chain efficiency.

Module 1 - GS1 Standards and the U.S. FDA UDI Rule and Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) 

Module 1 introduces the U.S. FDA UDI Rule* and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act**, and how GS1 Standards are being used to implement them. This module will help attendees learn more about each supply chain member’s responsibilities and clarify the deadline dates, as they relate to Healthcare Providers.  

Module 2 – Identify for Healthcare Providers  

Module 2 will review the GS1 Identifiers that Healthcare Providers may encounter and will want to be sure to recognize. It will also review the Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN®) and Global Location Number (GLN).  

Module 3 – Capture for Healthcare Providers  

Module 3 will discuss and review GS1 Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) to help attendees understand the GS1 barcodes that Healthcare Providers may encounter.  

Module 4 - Share for Healthcare Providers  

Module 4 will focus on the GS1 Share Standards. It will introduce how GS1 Standards are used to share product master data and information for tracking and tracing products in the supply chain.  

Module 5 - Resource Lesson  

Module 5 is the Resource Lesson. Here attendees will find a suite of tools to assist Healthcare Providers with the proper implementation and use of GS1 Standards.

*For information about the act, see the 2013 Drug Supply Chain Security Act  
Disclaimer: GS1 US is the local GS1 Member Organization that supports implementation of the GS1 System in the United States. GS1 US employees are not representatives or agents of the U.S. FDA, and the content herein has not been reviewed, approved, or authorized by the U.S. FDA.

Earn a Badge - your GS1 Standards credential 
Did you know when you successfully complete a GS1 US certificate course, you can earn an important credential in the use of GS1 Standards? And you can add this new skill to your online resume with a GS1 US Badge and share it via social media.

GS1 US certificate course badges are valid for three years from the date of issue. For more info, visit our Badging Program page


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