Welcome to the AdvaMed Certificate Program

Designed for Medical Technology Professionals

Today’s Medical Technology organizations demand mastery of specific regulatory compliance and quality issues to remain competitive.

The AdvaMed Certificate Program offers three tracks and leverages UL's online courses, which include both FDA and AdvaMed-reviewed content.

Each track includes 3-4 required courses and 6-7 electives, selected to meet specific regulatory requirements for job roles within the Medical Technology industry. Each course is mastery-based, self-paced, interactive, and takes 30-45 minutes to complete. An AdvaMed certificate is awarded at the completion of the track.

  • Corporate Compliance


    The Corporate Compliance Certificate is ideal for individuals in compliance, legal and/or sales management professionals. Topics include:


    • Basics of the AdvaMed Code
    • Introduction to Medical Device Compliance
    • HIPAA/Privacy Guidelines for Medical Device Sales Representatives


  • Medical Technology


    The Medical Technology Overview Certificate is ideal for industry generalists who may be new to the Medical Device industry or whose job role requires broad knowledge of several key areas. Topics include:

    • Global Regulatory Strategy and Planning Process
    • Introduction to Quality System Regulation (QSR)
    • Complaint Management
    • RA / QA


      The RA/QA Certificate is ideal for Regulatory Affairs and Quality professionals. Topics include:

      • Medical Device Filings: 510(k), PMA and IDE
      • Introduction to Quality System Regulation (QSR)
      • ISO 14155: Obligations of Sponsors & Monitors for Medical Device Trials

    Featured Course:

    Introduction to CFDA and CFDA Registration

    This course introduces the basic structure of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) and the process for approving medical devices in China.

    The course includes a chapter on the registration process and a chapter that focuses on CFDA changes in the application process, which took effect in October 2014.

    This course is available in both English and Chinese, and you can take the course on your PC or tablet.