This online course focuses on the process of developing software for medical devices. This includes topics such as how to efficiently plan and document software development, getting requirements right, how to approach software architecture and software risk management, how to perform software safety classification correctly and working with SOUP/OTS software.
It covers all aspects of the IEC 62304 standard and the relationship between the IEC 62304 and other standards such as ISO 14971, IEC 60601-1 and IEC 82304–1.
The course is suitable for anyone working with software development, such as R&D engineers, quality assurance department and auditors of software development. The course does not cover actual coding.
The course is made up of pre-recorded videos, quizzes, and a final exam. You will have access to the course for 6 months from enrolment and will receive a course certificate upon successful completion of the course
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Christian Kaestner is a consultant and entrepreneur with a wealth of knowledge about the medical device industry. He is an expert member of the project team authoring IEC 62304 and also actively participated in the creation of IEC 82304-1.
He has extensive experience of medical device development and, as a software developer, a strong dedication to software development. In the software domain he has worked in many roles such as software developer, project manager, auditing and quality management.
Christian Kaestner is a long time member of the international committee that is authoring the IEC 62304. In his course, you will learn the meaning of the requirements from a first hand source.
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