Introductory Medical Writing

Regulatory writing is a skill that must be honed and refined as one gains regulatory knowledge and experience. Regulatory professionals prepare highly detailed documents that are pivotal to the approval and marketing of healthcare products around the world. For those with an aptitude for clear and accurate communication of scientific data, with an eye toward long-term product development strategies, this profession can lead to a rewarding and varied career.

During this course, you will obtain an overview of the medical writing profession from a regulatory perspective, including an introduction to the basic skills important for medical writing in that field. You will gain a set of resources and a better understanding of the expectations and tasks that will be required of you to be a successful regulatory medical writer.

  • At A Glance
  • Learning Objectives
  • Lesson Titles
  • Registration Options

At A Glance

  • Target Audience: Regulatory professionals who are new to or have limited experience in regulatory writing, and experienced individuals interested in further developing their skills.
  • Learning Level: Basic
  • Total Length of Course: 3–6 Hours
  • RAC Credits: 3
  • Formats: PC and Tablet (iPad and Android)
  • Cost: Member $360; List $495
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Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the regulatory professional in medical writing
  • Identify basic strategies for crafting an effective message
  • Outline appropriate guidelines and policies for the regulatory writer
  • Explain basic statistical methods frequently encountered in regulatory writing
  • Identify strategies for improving document quality

Lesson Titles

  • Lesson 1: Importance of Medical Writing from a Regulatory Perspective
  • Lesson 2: Crafting an Effective Message
  • Lesson 3: Basic Statistics
  • Lesson 4: Improving Document Quality

Registration Options

This course is available for purchase as follows: