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

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

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Are you a medical device labeler involved in implementing U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification requirements using GS1 Standards? Learn about GS1 identification, barcode, and data standards that can be used to implement U.S. FDA UDI Rule requirements.

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.*

Since the recording of this course, the U.S. FDA has announced new information in the form of Draft Guidance, Final Guidance, extensions or modifications to aspects associated with some UDI requirements. Please refer to the U.S. FDA UDI website for more information on these updates. 

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

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*For information about the rule, see the U.S. FDA Unique Device Identification System
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.
GS1 is a U.S. FDA-Accredited Issuing Agency for UDI, and GS1 Standards are authorized for use in implementing the requirements of the U.S. FDA UDI Rule.

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.  

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

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