Post Market Surveillance and Vigilance under MDR and IVDR

This one-day intensive course enables manufacturers to learn about the key requirements, concepts and the overall process for post-market surveillance and vigilance under the MDR and IVDR.

BSI’s ‘Post-market Surveillance and Vigilance under the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) and In Vitro Diagnostics Medical Devices Regulation (IVDR)’ one-day training course has been designed to provide manufacturers with the tools to implement an appropriate system for gaining and reviewing experience in the post production phase from the range of devices they manufacture.

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for you if you’re in a quality assurance/quality control/regulatory/patient safety/customer facing role involved in continuous improvement and customer advocacy.


“The course was delivered in a clear manner and easily understood.”

What will I learn?

On completion of this training, you’ll be able to:

  • Interpret regulatory requirements for post-market surveillance and vigilance under the MDR and IVDR
  • Identify how these requirements relate to ISO 13485:2016, ISO 14971:2019 and various European and IMDRF (GHTF) guidance documents
  • Create a post-market surveillance plan that includes both proactive and reactive sources of information
  • Implement appropriate post-market clinical follow-up (PMCF) and post-market performance follow-up (PMPF) as per the MDR and IVDR respectively
  • Recognize when incidents and adverse event need to be reported to the Competent Authorities and Notified Bodies for both pre and post CE marked devices

How will I benefit?

The course will help you:

  • Understand the key requirements and concepts of the post-market surveillance and vigilance for the MDR and IVDR
  • Gain sufficient understanding to be able to write your PMS and vigilance procedures
  • Communicate the impact of these key requirements introduced by the MDR and IVDR to your organization
  • To obtain essential knowledge to implement a compliant post-market surveillance and vigilance quality management system
  • To understand how the PMS and vigilance processes integrate into the quality management system 

What's included?

On completion, you’ll be awarded an internationally recognized BSI Training Academy certificate.

COVID-19: Important information on classroom-based training courses

BSI is closely monitoring UK Government Advice regarding the safety of classroom-based training courses. We’ve been working with all our venues to ensure that COVID secure measures are in place and a member of our team has visited each venue to personally check things over. Enhanced cleaning procedures have been implemented, food and beverage offers adapted, and meeting room layouts have been modified to enable socially distanced events – with anti-bacterial gel and wipes readily available.

If you have any questions regarding your booking of a classroom-based training course, please contact or call +44 345 086 9000.