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Using an IQ / OQ / PQ Approach to Validating Medical Device Software

Webinars - Using an IQ / OQ / PQ Approach to Validating Medical Device Software

By : Compliance Online

Date : 2011

Location : United States US / Palo Alto

Video 52m
Description :

This Medical Device Software Validation training will show how you can validate software, using IQ / OQ / PQ methodologies typically employed for process validation.

Keywords :

Medical Device Software Validation, Software Validation Methods, IQ, OQ, PQ, Design Validation, software verification, validation testing, Risk based software testing

 Why Should You Attend:

Software Validation is a hot topic with the FDA because of the numerous medical device recalls related to faulty software. This webinar provides a method for performing thorough software validation using well established methods of Installation Qualification, Operational Qualification and Performance Qualification. This terms are not commonly used with software, but these processes can be successfully applied to software validation in order to reduce the likelihood of enduring a software recall.


Areas Covered in the Seminar:

  • Development of software test plans.
  • How to apply IQ / OQ and PQ techniques to software?
  • Risk based software testing.
  • How does Software Validation relate to Design Validation?
  • Typical software tests.
  • What is the appropriate sample size for software testing?
  • Software issue tracking.
  • How to address open issues when releasing software.


 Who Will Benefit:

This webinar will provide valuable assistance to medical device companies in performing verification and validation testing  throughout the product lifecycle.   The employees who will benefit include:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Software testers
  • Test Engineers
  • Quality System Auditors
  • Engineering Managers and personnel
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Software Vendors



Instructor Profile:


Mercedes Massana, is the founder and CEO of MDM Engineering Consultants, a consulting firm that provides engineering and quality consulting services in the medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industries.  Mercedes has over twenty-five years of experience in the Medical Device industry.  Extensive experience in developing processes within the constraints of FDA/lSO Quality Systems.  She has been responsible for establishing processes and leading groups of engineering in the following disciplines:  Risk Management, Requirements Management, Verification and Validation, Process Improvements, Project Management, Software Systems Validation, Process Validation.  Mercedes is an ASQ certified Biomedical Auditor (CBA), Software Quality Engineer (CSQE), Quality Manager (CQMa) and Quality Auditor (CQA).  Mercedes is well versed in FDA and ISO regulations.

Using an IQ / OQ / PQ Approach to Validating Medical Device Software

Product Type : On Demand Webinar

Author : Mercedes Massana

Video 52m

Languages : English

Organizer : Compliance Online

ComplianceOnline is a Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society(RAPS) RA Professional Development Portal provider. ComplianceOnline is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of regulatory affairs professionals and other stakeholders through appropriate regulatory affairs learning activities and programs ComplianceOnline has agreed to follow RAPS-established operational and educational criteria