MDSAP – Medical Device Single Audit Program (Remote)

Live, instructor-led, remote training covering the knowledge required to successfully host an MDSAP audit. Based on the MDSAP G0002.1.0004 Companion Document with emphasis on MDSAP processes and their associated audit tasks.

Duration: 8 Hours Training (2 Sessions of 4 Hours)


Course Description

The Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) is an international initiative to implement a program through which a single audit of a medical device manufacturer will be accepted by multiple regulators to address QMS/GMP requirements. Participating regulatory authorities include Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan and the USA.

This 1-day course is relevant for any size organization selling medical devices into the participating regions. It will help you to determine if your own Quality Management System processes are consistent with the requirements of the MDSAP audit model and assist in preparing you to host an MDSAP audit.

Who Should Take It

  • Individuals with responsibility for management, operation, implementation or maintenance of an ISO 13485:2016 Quality Management System.
  • Individuals responsible for Quality Assurance or Regulatory Affairs.
  • Senior Management
  • Quality Managers, Members of the Quality Team and/or Internal Audit Team

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals, structure and scope of the MDSAP program.
    • MDSAP audit processes and their interrelationships.
    • MDSAP and organizational regulatory compliance.
    • MDSAP reporting and nonconformity grading.
  • Differentiate between MDSAP audits and other types of QMS audits.
  • Review the different MDSAP documents.
  • Review the MDSAP audit sequence.
  • Understand the 7 MDSAP processes and what auditors will be looking for when addressing each.
  • Understanding the different MDSAP Audit Tasks and the risks associated with each.
  • Gain experience determining the audit path(s) used to determine conformity to MDSAP Audit Tasks.

Course Content

  • Introduction to the MDSAP (Medical Device Single Audit Program).
  • Overview of the MDSAP processes and their audit sequence.
  • ISO 13485 QMS audits and their relationship to MDSAP audits.
  • “Management” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • “Device Marketing Authorization & Facility Registration” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • “Measurement, Analysis & Improvement” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • “Medical Device Adverse Events and Advisory Notices Reporting” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • “Design and Development” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • “Production and Service Controls” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • “Purchasing” Process – Purpose, Outcomes, and Audit Tasks
  • MDSAP auditing of Technical Documentation.


None. This is an introductory course. (Previous experience working within an ISO 13485 quality management system and/or a medical device quality environment is helpful, but not required.)

Additional information

Course Types

Understanding Requirements, Auditing Skills

Delivery Method



Medical Devices (ISO 13485, ISO 14971)

Open or Dedicated

Open Enrolment, Dedicated Session


Jul 15-16, 2024 – 1:30pm to 5:30pm ET



Monday: 9am-5:30pm EST
Tuesday: 9am-5:30pm EST
Wednesday: 9am-5:30pm EST
Thursday: 9am-5:30pm EST
Friday: 9am-5:30pm EST
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED