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Posted: Friday, November 30, 2018 9:12 am | Updated: 9:30 am, Fri Nov 30, 2018.

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 30, 2018--The "Human Factors and Usability Engineering in the Development of Drug Delivery Products" conference has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

This two-day workshop has been designed specifically for product developers who want to incorporate human factors testing into their product development, or need to provide the regulators with specific usability data for their device.

The format for the day will be interactive with the presenter sharing his experiences as a specialist with extensive knowledge and understanding of the requirements of IEC 62366 and FDA human factors guidelines. There will be questions posed for discussion and delegates will work through some of the key aspects of performing a successful human factors study.

By attending this seminar you will:

Understand the requirements of IEC 62366 and FDA Human Factors GuidanceKnow how to provide the regulators with specific usability data for your deviceEnsure you test the right productLearn how to get the human factors right for combination productsEnsure you get the right study participantsFind out how to set up simulated use environmentsConsider the labelling, packaging and the instructionsDiscuss training strategies for your device


Welcome and introductions

Guidance, standards and the law - what MUST be done

Requirements of IEC 62366 and FDA Human Factors GuidanceWhat is the legal and regulatory status of human factorsHow do the European and US requirements compare?Which guidelines should I be following for my product?

How to provide the regulators with specific usability data for your device

What are the regulators looking for?What are their requirements?Successful applications - how to maximise the chance of a successful review

Starting at the right place

How and when should you start planning your human factors study?

Combination products

How and why are combination products differentHow to get the Human Factors right for themANDAs - what human factors data do I need if I am submitting an ANDA?

How to pass the validation study

Do I need to do a validation study?How do I know if my product will pass the validation?How to avoid the common pitfalls in validation studiesUS versus Europe - do I need to run a validation study in both locations?

Setting up a HF study - who are your users?

Key points to consider when setting up a HF studyYour intended users may not be who you think they areHow to establish the users of your productHow do you make sure you get the right study participants?

Testing the right product

How do you decide what to test?Ensuring you avoid testing the wrong prototype or the wrong design iteration

Simulated use environments

Using higher fidelity test environmentsImportant environmental factors to consider

Labelling, packaging and the instructions for use

Packaging, labelling and instructions are part of the device user interfaceTesting the packaging and labellingWhat needs to be tested?How to test successfully

Training considerations

Will your users be trained to use your device?What training materials will you provide?Is the device a home-use device, in which case do you need a no-training group?

Frequent versus worst case scenarios

Which scenarios should you include?Do you need to test every possible scenario?

For more information about this conference visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9xnqfl/2day—workshop?w=4

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Related Topics:Drug Delivery,Drug Discovery



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