GS1 UDI Training and Advice

Implementation Training and Advice for Unique Device Identification (UDI) for Medical Device Manufacturers and Distributors 

GS1 experts are on hand to provide you with help needed. We offer both private, company specific tailored courses on your site or optionally you can choose to participate in one of our online webinars to learn about implementing GS1 identification standards such as GTINs and barcodes.

  • Do you require advice and staff training in preparation for compliance with US FDA or EU MDR UDI requirements?
  • Do you understand how to correctly implement GS1 identification numbers on your production lines?
  • Are you aware of the specifications for creating and printing barcode labels?

Sample Workshop Outline:

This workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the GS1 system generally, the GS1 numbering system as it relates to healthcare and a technical overview of the requirements for implementing traceability solutions and complying with UDI regulations.

This course can be tailored to meet your specific business needs.

Review of current barcoding/supply chain practices
Introduction- The GS1 System “who what when where and how”
GS1 in Healthcare- UDI
The FDA and EUDAMED UDI rules
The Global Company Prefix
The Global Trade Identification Number
Packaging Hierarchy
Capturing a UDI (Machine – readable Data Carrier)
Barcode Quality- Symbol Specification Tables




Giving time back to patient care

The initiative provides traceability of items used during surgery and procedures, improving the standard of care provided to patients and the Hospital's efficiency.

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