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GS1 Standards for U.S. FDA UDI Online Certificate Course

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

This four part web-series introduces you to the GS1 System and focuses on the GS1 Standards used within the context of the U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI*) requirements, provides an overview the U.S. FDA UDI Rule and U.S. FDA Global UDI Database (U.S. FDA GUDID), reviews common mistakes often made during implementation and how to avoid them, and ends with recommendations on how to develop a successful UDI implementation plan**. Each part is approximately 45 minutes in length.

This certificate training consists of the following four courses:
Part 1: GS1 System Overview, U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) Overview, Global Trade Item Number® (GTIN®) Overview and creation
Part 2: Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) assignment, packaging hierarchies and allocation; AIDC formats and basics of barcoding
Part 3: GS1 Global Data Synchronization Network™ (GDSN®) and U.S. FDA Global UDI Database (FDA GUDID)
Part 4: Common Unique Device Identification (UDI) implementation mistakes and FAQs; implementation readiness

Time duration:
Approximate time to complete the series is four hours. An assessment is administered during the online training to test knowledge of the key takeaways. 

Who Would Benefit

Medical device manufacturers or any person responsible for, or involved in, U.S. FDA UDI Compliance and the implementation of UDI requirements for their products.  

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Check out a free 20-min webcast preview. GS1 Standards for Unique Device Identification (UDI) (you will need to create a free account to view)

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Please note: After purchasing the webinar, you will receive an email within four hours detailing instructions on how to access the course content.  Orders are processed hourly between 8am – 6pm ET. Once processed, you will receive a system generated email and the purchased course(s) will be assigned to your learning plan (usually within an hour). If you purchase outside these hours, the course(s) will be processed at 9pm, midnight or at 5am ET respectively. If you do not see your purchased course(s) in your learning plan within 24 hours of purchase, please contact

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

*Source: Unique Device Identification System

**Disclaimer: GS1 US is not a representative or agent of the U.S. FDA, and the content herein has not been reviewed, approved or authorized by the U.S. FDA.


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