Usability engineering according to IEC 62366-1

Company-Adapted Half day course

Usability is an integral part of medical device development. Thus, it is important to understand how users may interact with a device, in order to ensure proper function and avoid safety issues.

To reduce the risk of use errors, the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) requires that medical devices be designed with specific focus on the characteristics of the intended users. The IEC 62366-1 standard describes the various activities that should be implemented in a usability engineering process to fulfill the requirements of the MDR.


  • IEC 62366-1:2015 – History and regulatory context
  • Usability – terminology and definitions
  • The usability engineering process – step by step
  • Formal usability validation
  • Legacy devices

Target group
This course is intended for personnel involved in medical device development, including quality and regulatory professionals.

Educational goals
After the course, participants will know what is required, from a regulatory perspective, to ensure good usability for a medical device. After a successfully completed course, participants will receive a certificate.

Recommended prior knowledge
The course is developed for participants who have a basic knowledge of medical device development and medical device legislation.

Course presentations
Course material will be in English, verbal presentation and discussions in Swedish or in English, depending on the participants..

Course leader
Cecilia Emanuelsson, Principal Consultant

Training course / seminars

This course can be modified to reflect your product and company. It can be held at customer site or online.

Price depends on the overall arrangement for your customized course. An offer will be submitted based on your request.

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