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GS1 UDI Training and Advice

Unique Device Identification (UDI) for Medical Device Manufacturers and Distributors 


Are you preparing for UDI requirements?

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 and IVDR UDI requirements?
    • Do you need help understanding the Basic UDI-DI?
    • 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?

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"Great training that covered a lot of important UDI information with friendly and helpful instructors."

"There was great interaction between the trainer and trainees, while the training itself was well explained and easy to understand. I now have much more confidence when dealing with our barcodes, as well as the ways to use and interpret them. Great Course and professional trainers."

"As a relative newcomer to barcoding, I found everything to be explained simply and informatively. I feel after this course I have gained a much better understanding of the UDI barcoding process."

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




GS1 UDI Training and Advice

Advice and training from GS1 experts on implementing GS1 identification standards such as GTINs and barcodes for compliance with UDI requirements.

Webinar: Meeting UDI requirements using GS1 standards

GS1 Standards meet the European Commission’s criteria for the issuance of UDIs and will support the EU regulators in ensuring a successful implementation of the UDI system as defined by the EU Medical Device and In-Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices regulations.

Webinar: Getting started with traceability in your hospital/healthcare setting

This webinar will provide an overview of the steps to getting started and guidance on what you can be doing now to implement traceability in the healthcare setting to make services safer for patients.  



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.