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Medical Device Training

You deserve training that yields results and Oriel STAT A MATRIX has proven to deliver results for more than 50 years. 

Your company’s effectiveness depends on your employees’ skills and knowledge. For medical device manufacturers, employee training is also required to satisfy FDA and international regulatory requirements.

Your training provider needs to know the medical device sector, how to create effective training for adults, and have an extensive portfolio of courses

Since 1968, Oriel STAT A MATRIX has delivered RA/QA training to medical device manufacturers around the globe. 

  • 91% of the largest medical device manufacturers rely on Oriel STAT A MATRIX for their RA/QA training
  • 130,000+ RA/QA professionals trained (so far!)
  • More than 60 days of RA/QA training content available:
    • Certified auditor training options for ISO 9001, ISO 13485, EU Medical Device Regulation, and MDSAP
    • Updated course contents to reflect current global regulations
    • Instructors with 15+ years of practical industry experience
    • Flexible delivery and licensing options

What distinguishes our training?

All our classes are designed by an experienced team of subject matter experts and instructional designers.

Optimized Course Design

Each Oriel STAT A MATRIX course emphasizes interactivity and hands-on workshops - the approach proven most successful for adult learners.

Experienced Instructors

Our classes are taught by former regulatory and quality professionals who average 15+ years of real-world experience and all share a demonstrated ability to teach effectively and keep the classroom lively and varied.

State-of-the-Art Content

Each year Oriel STAT A MATRIX invests ~$1M to develop and maintain our training content and professional training staff .  Benefit from our investment to ensure that your training investment yields a positive return.

Flexible delivery options.

Get the training you need – how, where, and when you want it.

  • Public Training: Our RA/QA classes are offered in convenient locations across the US and in Costa Rica, totaling 300+ sessions to choose from each year.
  • On-Site Training: Need to train a group? We’ll deliver the class as-is or tailored to the needs of your personnel.
  • Course Customization: Oriel STAT A MATRIX’s existing courses can be customized to meet your organization’s specific business needs. This often includes integrating customer specific examples, case studies, or workshops into the training.
  • Coaching: Our trainers can stay on-site after the training and work one-on-one with your team. During these engagements, the course instructor shifts into a coaching role, supporting the students as they apply their new skills and knowledge to real issues at the organization. This hands-on, guided practice reinforces what was taught, improving both retention and the ROI for the training.
  • Training Program Development: Our training professionals are available to assist your organization with assessing training needs, developing or updating your RA/QA curriculum, and designing and teaching pilot courses. Your organization owns the training assets, and we are there to help you improve and update them.
  • Material Licensing and Train-the-Trainer Programs: Many of our customers choose to license our training materials for use within their organization. Our team will work with you to identify your training needs and provide the right training materials to meet your organization’s requirements. Licensed materials can be delivered as-is or customized with your organization’s specific examples, relevant case studies, and/or company branding.

    Licensed materials include facilitation guides to support your trainers. We can also provide train-the-trainer and ongoing course updates to ensure an optimal experience for your organization.

Training is Oriel STAT A MATRIX’s core business; it is not a sideline service. Turn to our expertise to achieve the results you need.  Contact us or find a class.

Select a course below to learn more or to register.
Course Name Public On-site
ISO 13485 Lead Auditor Training
New!   CER (Clinical Evaluation Report) Training for EU MDR Compliance
EU MDR Transition Training (Europe’s Medical Device Regulation 2017/745)
Internal Auditing to MDSAP: Concepts and Practices in Aligning the Internal Audit Program
New!   EU MDR Auditor Training (Europe’s Medical Device Regulation 2017/745)
ISO 14971 Medical Device Risk Management Training
QMS Training for Medical Devices:
FDA QSR and ISO 13485:2016
New!   EU IVDR Transition Training (Europe’s In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation 2017/746)
ISO 13485 Internal Auditor Training
ISO 13485:2016 Medical Device QMS Transition Training
Medical Device Complaint Management and Vigilance Training
Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) Training: Preparing for a Successful Transition
Medical Device Supplier Quality Management Training
US FDA 510(k) and EU CE Marking Medical Device Registration Strategy Training
Design Control Training for Medical Devices: Requirements and Best Practices
Process Validation Training for Medical Devices:
Principles and Protocols
Medical Device CAPA Training: Optimizing Your Programs
SOP Writing and Process Mapping for Medical Device Regulations
(ISO 13485, MDSAP and EU MDR 2017/745)
Medical Device Root Cause Analysis Training
Understanding FDA’s Medical Device Quality System Regulation
Calibration Requirements and Equipment Controls for
Medical Devices
Medical Device Software Development, Verification, and Validation Training
Performance-Based Auditing for Medical Devices - A Tool for FDA’s Case for Quality

Updated to reflect the revised ISO 19011:2018, the standard for auditing quality management systems. Learn the relevant skills and knowledge you need to audit quality management systems for medical devices (QMS). Click to learn more.

Learn all aspects of clinical evaluation from planning to postmarket clinical follow-up so your CERs can withstand Notified Body scrutiny. Click to learn more.

In this new course you will learn about the new requirements in the MDR and how to plan an efficient transition. Click to learn more.

Designed for experienced auditors, this intensive class will teach you how to apply MDASP's process-based audit approach and align your current internal audit program to the MDSAP requirements. Click to learn more.

Designed for experienced auditors who need to perform internal and supplier audits to the EU MDR requirements. Click to learn more.

Understand the practical application of risk management tools during the life cycle of your device. Click to learn more.

Understand the basic requirements of FDA’s QSR and ISO 13485:2016 - “QMS 101”. Click to learn more.

Learn key changes between IVDD and IVDR, discusses how to make the transition, learn best practices for transitioning. Click to learn more.

Exemplar Global Certified QMS Internal Auditor Training Course. Learn the steps to develop, implement, and audit an internal quality system that efficiently and effectively meets the requirements of ISO 13485 and ISO 9001. Course exercises feature audit criteria from ISO 13485:2016. Click to learn more.

Learn key changes in ISO 13485:2016 and prepare for your ISO 13485:2016 upgrade audit with this course. 

Understand the global requirements for complaint handling and event reporting with a focus on the US, EU and the new EU MDR, and MDSAP countries. Click to learn more. 

Unique to MDSAP audits are a process-based audit approach and use of a nonconformity grading matrix. Understanding these two critical components of MDSAP is key to a successful certification audit, and this course covers both in depth. Click to learn more.

Best practices and tools to manage a comprehensive, risk-based, cross-functional supplier quality management system. Click to learn more.

Learn how to identify an appropriate regulatory pathway to obtain product approval or clearance in the United States and/or the European Union (EU). Click to learn more.

The process of design control - from establishing and verifying inputs to managing change. Click to learn more.

FDA and ISO 13485 both require process validation, but they do not offer much guidance. Get the how-to’s in our updated course Process Validation Principles and Protocols. This class features hands-on workshops to ensure you can transfer what you learn to your workplace.

Learn the elements of an effective CAPA program and best practices for optimizing your program. Click to learn more.

Learn how to effectively and efficiently handle the cGMP/ISO document control requirements in this workshop-based program. Click to learn more.

How to identify and solve problems with RC tools. Focus is on practice application and creating a problem-solving culture. Click to learn more.

Understand the requirements of FDA's Quality System Regulation. Click to learn more.

This practical course will help you understand and interpret applicable calibration requirements and equipment controls for medical device manufacturers, and to understand what compliance means for your organization. Click to learn more.

Learn how to satisfy US and global regulatory requirements for the design and validation of software in devices. Click to learn more.

Designed for experienced auditors. Course participants learn how to go beyond compliance and analyze the performance-related data needed to improve processes, produce higher-quality devices, and achieve better patient outcomes.

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