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44 - MDC - Medical Sciences and Clinical Research

MDC 403 - Effective Medical Writing

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MDC 403 16 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MDC 403 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The course provides a general overview of medical writing together with an examination of different medical writing contexts and formats while introducing participants to effective medical writing styles. The specially formulated course outline is ideal for those aspiring to write papers and journals in the medical, pharmaceutical, healthcare, and biotechnical fields.

Course Objectives

  • Writing documents that meet the company’s goals and objectives
  • Writing an abstract or manuscript
  • Controlling sentence structures for precise delivery of data
  • Increasing clarity and effectiveness through tone and voice
  • Creating effective data displays
  • Overcoming Writer’s Block
  • Producing documents within controlled timelines


Who Should Attend?

  • Medical writers,
  • Reviewers of medical documents,
  • Clinical research managers and associates,
  • Regulatory affairs professionals,
  • Project physicians,
  • And medical monitors. 

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to scientific/ medical writing
  • Documents in clinical research
  • The IMRaD structure
  • Title writing

Day 2

  • Abstract writing
  • Congress abstracts
  • Writing the cover letter
  • Writing original research manuscripts

Day 3

  • The publication process
  • Choosing the right journal
  • Publication writing 
  • Handling statistics in medical writing 

Day 4

  • Effective internet literature search 
  • Referencing guidelines 
  • Legal / Copyright issues in medical writing
  • Responding to peer review

Day 5

  • Writing tips / overcoming Writers Block 
  • Publication ethics,
  • Good Publication Practice (GPP), transparency, and disclosures