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ONLINE TRAINING Medical Writing: Improve your Writing & Reviewing Skills
Writing, editing & proofreading tips for medical writers: a standardised process to make your message effective, review & ensure document quality
The aim of this online training is to improve medical writing skills & the quality of texts that you regularly prepare or review. Whether your text is an email, laboratory report, summary, regulatory submission, manuscript or business proposal, learn to make your message effective.
The online training will be divided into 3 x 2 hours modules spread over 1 week:
- Substantive & technical aspects of medical writing & editing
- Brief review of key punctuation points affecting meaning & readability
- Structuring texts, considering logic & text flow
- Improving readability
- More on improving readability & avoiding distractions for your reader
- Document review & working within a team
- Tips & tools to improve the medical writing & reviewing process, including proofreading
Throughout all 3 modules in the training: considering the reader
The online training will be in English
Barbara Grossman has a passion for proofreading, quality control, and education. She started Hawkeye Medical Limited, a medical writing and consultancy business, after working for a medical publishing company and then a contract research organisation, where she built up and managed its medical writing group. Barbara runs professional development training for companies and educational institutions. She has had many roles in the European Medical Writers Association (EMWA): workshop leader since 2001, Treasurer 1998–2005, member of the Education Committee 2010–2018, Education Officer 2014–2016. She was awarded an EMWA fellowship in 2005 and is currently EMWA President. In addition, Barbara is an Associate Editor of Medical Writing, EMWA’s journal.
This online training is for anyone preparing or reviewing texts who needs to ensure that the intended message is conveyed effectively.
This online training will benefit both those new to medical writing & those wishing to improve their medical writing skills, as well as those who regularly review scientific, technical & medical texts.
Each module will comprise lectures, practical hands-on exercises & text review sessions.
Online Training - 3 modules
July 14th, 2020 10:30 am – 12:30 pm CEST
July 15th, 2020 10:30 am – 12:30 pm CEST
July 17th, 2020 10:30 am – 12:30 pm CEST
After the registration, you will receive all details about the connection.
The course will proceed with a minimum number of participants. Should this number not be reached the registered participants will be notified one week prior to the commencement of the course.
Early Bird: € 610,00* (until 23 June 2020)
Ordinary: € 685,00*
Freelance - Academy - Public Administration**: € 366,00*
* for Italian companies: +22% VAT
** Early Bird discount not applicable to Freelance - Academy - Public Administration fee
The fee includes: tuition, organizational office assistance, teaching materials and attendance certificate that will be sent after the training via e-mail.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
At the end of the training, you will be able to
Effectively communicate with your intended reader
Prepare medical texts more efficiently than previously
Review medical documents constructively
Compile & use checklists to facilitate both text preparation & review
Ensure that high quality medical documents are produced