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Develop a Life Cycle Approach to Employee Education

Description: CDRH employees will have access to high quality educational tools and programs, assuring that we accomplish our mission and meet the anticipated demands of the future. Information is current as of December 31, 2012

Milestone DescriptionMilestone DateMilestone StatusMilestone Completion Date

A. Develop core competencies and recommended coursework for premarket reviewers and medical officers.

12/31/2010

Completed 12/31/2010

B. Finalize core competencies and recommended coursework for premarket reviewers and medical officers and post on the Staff College website.

2/28/2011

Completed 3/16/2011

C. Begin to develop core competencies and recommended coursework for engineers, consumer safety officers and general health scientists.

3/31/2011

Completed 3/31/2011

D. Begin to develop resource tools and job aids to enhance new employees and supervisors ability to do their jobs.

6/30/2011

Completed 6/30/2011

E. Draft core competencies and recommended coursework for CDRH engineers, consumer safety officers and general health scientists.

9/30/2011

Completed 9/30/2011

F. Finalize core competencies and recommended coursework for engineers, consumer safety officers and general health scientists and post on the Staff College website.

12/31/2011

Completed 12/31/2011

G. Launch the Experiential Learning Program (ELP) to enhance premarket reviewer knowledge of how medical devices are designed, manufactured, and utilized by providing real-world learning opportunities.

12/31/2012

Completed 12/31/2012

1. Begin the ELP pilot.

3/31/2012

Completed 3/26/2012

2. Fully implement the ELP.

12/31/2012

Completed 12/31/2012

H. Launch the CDRH Leadership Enhancement and Development Program (LEAD) to provide CDRH managers and supervisors information and tools to assure effective leadership.

12/31/2012

Completed 12/31/2012

1. Begin the LEAD pilot.

3/31/2012

Completed 3/26/2012

2. Fully implement the LEAD.

12/31/2012

Completed 12/31/2012

Key Projects Legend

Milestone StatusDefinition
Not Yet StartedWork for specific milestone has not yet been started.
CompletedMilestone and/or overall project is completed.
On TrackMilestone - On track for completion by milestone deadline. Quarter status - Project is on track for completion based on overall milestone status.
On HoldMilestone - On hold, but deadline for completion has not passed. Quarter status - Project is on hold, based on overall milestone status.
DelayedMilestone - Delayed as it has not been completed and deadline has passed. Quarter status - Project is delayed based on overall milestone status.

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