Technical Courses
Part of a STAR Programme

This two-day training provides you with basic skills of good medical writing. You will be able to write in a clear, consistent and concise way with specific attention for your audience, including reviewers, regulators, clinical staff, and their respective expectations.

This two-day course is intended for medical doctors, pharmaceutical professionals and researchers in the biomedical field who regularly need to write in English. The course provides practical guidelines that will help you improve your medical writing.

Course time
09h00 - 17h00
Who should attend

Anyone who needs to write clinical trials documents as protocol, IB etc.

Programme highlights
  • Accurate vocabulary (avoiding ‘pharmaspeak’, ethically correct wording, accurate wording)
  • How to guide the reader through the text
  • The correct tense use in each section of the scientific article
  • Reducing word count techniques
  • Language enrichment
  • Reviewing and editing of a document
  • Information structure in publications and manuscripts (IMRAD)
  • Designing and using tables and figures
  • Typical language problems in scientific writing
Learning Objectives
  • Improve your writer skills and what techniques to apply in order to upgrade your writing to the expected standard
  • Communicate in a clear and concise manner



This course covers competencies that are part of the ECCRT Competency Framework

  • Scientific Concepts & Research Design (0)
  • Ethical & Participants Safety Considerations (0)
  • Investigational Product Development and Regulation (0)
  • Clinical Studies Operations (GCPs or ISO 14155) (0)
  • Study and Site Management (0)
  • Data Management and Informatics (0)
  • Leadership and Professionalism (0)
  • Communication (2)
  • Teamwork (0)
  • Business acumen (0)

Be aware that attending one of ECCRT open course does not guarantee that the competency is acquired but only guarantees that the related knowledge has been trained

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