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Successful Medical Writing Training Course

Success in the pharmaceutical industry depends on the speed and efficiency of new drug approvals and the quality of documentation submitted to the regulatory authorities. This intensive, practical medical writing course will benefit participants by enabling them to achieve this standard.

17-19 May 2021

& 24-26 May 2021 , 4-6 Oct 2021 , 11-13 Oct 2021

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Course overview

Success in the pharmaceutical industry depends on the speed and efficiency of new drug approvals. This process largely relies on the quality of documentation submitted to the regulatory authorities, and a high standard of medical writing plays a vital role in ensuring a positive outcome. This intensive three-day medical writing course will help you to improve your skills and achieve this standard.

Aims and objectives

This event combines presentations from our expert faculty with practical exercises to provide a thorough introduction to the basics of medical writing that goes beyond the usual ‘overview’ courses. It will provide in-depth training in general writing and data presentation skills, and specifically in the kind of documents most frequently encountered in clinical research.

You will learn both the theoretical and practical aspects of writing for regulatory authorities as well as the sensible use of international guidelines, standards and useful writing tips. Many illustrative examples will be used, drawn from the course leaders’ wide experience of the pharmaceutical industry.

Who should attend?

The course will be of interest to all those in the pharmaceutical industry who prepare research reports and documentation intended for regulatory authorities. Although the focus of the seminar is on clinical research, many of the principles will also apply to other types of reports, including pre-clinical, CMC and veterinary documentation. The practical training will benefit not only those new to medical writing but also those wishing to perfect their existing writing skills, including full-time medical writers and those who only occasionally write research documentation or regulatory submissions.

Presenters

Barry Drees (More...)

Dr Barry Drees has a PhD in molecular biology and he is an experienced trainer of medical writers today. He graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara and the University of California San Francisco (USA), was president of the European Medical Writers Association, was editor-in-chief of the Journal of the European Medical Writers Association, and has been a Senior Medical Writer since 1989.

James Visanji (More...)

James holds a PhD in medicine from the University of Manchester, masters in genomic medicine from the University of Sheffield, Chartered Linguist status from the Chartered Institute of Linguists, and the European Medical Writers Association Nick Thompson Fellowship.

He is currently Medical Writing Manager at Trilogy Writing and Consulting, based in Frankfurt, where he focuses on clinical and regulatory documentation, in particular, submission dossiers and subsequent regulatory interactions. James has been training medical writers and physicians since 2012, and claims to get his biggest buzz from making the next generation of writers as effective as possible, as quickly as possible.


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17-19 May 2021
Face-to-face, (venue not yet confirmed)
17-19 May 2021
Face-to-face
(venue not yet confirmed)
GBP 1,549.00
EUR 2,169.00
USD 2,416.00
Until 5 Apr 21*
Enrol now
to attend
Face-to-face
(venue not yet confirmed)
  • 3 days of classroom-based training
  • Meet presenters and fellow attendees in person
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Download documentation and certification of completion
  • Fair transfer and cancellation policy
24-26 May 2021
Live webinar
24-26 May 2021
Live webinar
GBP 1,249.00
EUR 1,809.00
USD 2,056.00
Until 12 Apr 21*
Enrol now
to attend
Live webinar
4-6 Oct 2021
Live webinar
4-6 Oct 2021
Live webinar
GBP 1,249.00
EUR 1,809.00
USD 2,056.00
Until 23 Aug 21*
Enrol now
to attend
Live webinar
11-13 Oct 2021
Face-to-face, (venue not yet confirmed)
11-13 Oct 2021
Face-to-face
(venue not yet confirmed)
GBP 1,549.00
EUR 2,169.00
USD 2,416.00
Until 30 Aug 21*
Enrol now
to attend
Face-to-face
(venue not yet confirmed)
  • 3 days of classroom-based training
  • Meet presenters and fellow attendees in person
  • Lunch and refreshments provided
  • Download documentation and certification of completion
  • Fair transfer and cancellation policy

Learn more about our face-to-face and webinar training formats.

* Note the early booking discount cannot be combined with any other offers or promotional code

Customised in-house training

We can customise this course to meet the requirements of your organisation and deliver it at your location and/or online.

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  • GE Healthcare Ltd
  • GW Pharmaceuticals
  • H. Lundbeck A/S
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  • MARKETWRITE LIMITED
  • Medfiles Ltd
  • Medtronic - Spinal & Biologics Europe BVBA
  • Novo Nordisk
  • Pronova BioPharma Norge AS
  • Roche Products Ltd
  • Sindan SRL
  • Veterinary Medicines Directorate
  • Zentiva Group AS

Absolutely perfect. I was personally looking for a change in my career and medical writing is definitely my first choice. The presentations were very interactive and fun!

Bouchta Karrich, Scientific Information Officer, Laboratoires THEA, Oct 19

I love this course and have recommended it to my colleagues.

Nisha Patel, Clinical Research Principal Scientist, GlaxoSmith Kline, Oct 19

The content is highly relevant for new medical writers and the speakers are engaging. I would recommend it for anyone entering the profession.

Maria Dzialo, Medical Writer, Data Investigation Company Europe, Oct 19

Each speaker was very inspiring.

Natasa Fischbach Simunic, Medical /Pharmacovigilance Advisor, Xellia d.o.o., Oct 19

The content of the talks was appropriate and useful, the topics were clearly presented and the practical exercises helped to learn efficiently.

Katrin Vögtlin, Manager Clinical Affairs, Richard Wolf GmbH, Oct 19

The course was very informative and provided ample guidance on how to approach writing various documents. I found the examples and exercises very useful. The presenters were very engaging. The course met all my expectations.

Anuradha Marla, Medical Writer, LEO Pharma A/S, May 19

It surpassed my expectations in every way.

Vasco Cluny, Freelancer Science/Medical Writer, Built by Doctors, May 19

Really great course with very useful content and excellent speakers.

Janne Walmod, Medical Communication Specialist, Cook Medical, May 19

I really liked the course overall. The content was new and exciting and the speakers and presentations high quality.

Stine Spray, Specialist, Medical Communication, Regulatory Affairs, William Cook Europe, May 19

I was very happy with the course. For me, with 2 years of experience interpreting clinical data but no MW experience, it was the exact level I needed. I got a lot of new information but I felt like I could still follow everything.

Thea Christensen, Medical Writer , ALK-Abelló, May 19

I have enjoyed this course very much. It was a nice atmosphere and the content was good overall. The presentations were helpful and the speakers had a good knowledge of the topics.

Marga Paterson, Senior Medical Writer, Vennlife Sciences EDS, May 19

The intensive course gave a comprehensive overview on the topic of medical writing. Each of the lecturers were interesting, dynamic and very professional, with a good sense for humour also. You can gain a new perspective on the differences of various European languages and on the way the English language has developed throughout the years, and can also pick up various tips and tricks to become a successful medical writer.

Maja Culjak, Associate for Medicinal Product Information Review, Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of Croatia (HALMED), May 19

The training was of good quality and the speakers succeeded in making it dynamic and practical. It will be very helpful for my future work.

Adeline Pierre, Medical Manager, Bayer Consumer Care, Oct 18

Great course, I learned a lot.

Danielle Rieks, Regulatory Affairs Officer, Beaphar B.V., Oct 18

Speakers were highly engaging. Content and presentation were straight to the point with useful examples/exercises. This course was very helpful.

Elsa Sirou, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, Alexion Pharma GmbH, Oct 18