Diploma Programme in Medical Writing

Diploma in Medical Writing is a tailor-made program by industry experts to enhance a your medical writing skill. The Diploma in Medical Writing will help you comprehensively learn and practice the following:

  • Patient Education/ Consumer health writing
  • Scientific/ Publication writing
  • Medico marketing writing
  • Regulatory /Clinical Research Writing
  • Writing for Social Media / Digital Marketing
  • Story boarding and instructional design for Healthcare Communication

Key Highlights

Eligibility

Education

  • Graduate/Post Graduate Degree in Life-Sciences, Pharmacy, Pharm-D, Medical Laboratory, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Biotechnology, MD, BDS, MBBS, BHMS, BAMS, Nursing and other allied sciences
  • Individuals from English and Journalism background having interest in medical writing

Professionals From

  • Pharmaceuticals, Bio-technology and Medical Devices company
  • Healthcare and Medical Educational Institutes
  • Hospitals/Clinics
  • Health Insurance
  • Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance companies
  • Freelancers / Consultants into Medical writing
  • E-learning and Publication companies
  • Healthcare-IT and ITES

Application and Fees

Rs 40000

For Pan Indian Participant

$ 700

For International Participant

Curriculum

Unit-1 Foundation in Medical Writing

  1. Introduction to World of Medical Writing
  2. Writing winning Medical Content
  3. Medical Writing for Digital and Print Media
  4. Researching content for Medical Writing
  5. Roles of Copyrights and Plagiarism
  6. Basic Rules of writing medical content

Unit-2 Patient Education / Consumer Writing

  1. General rules for consumer writing
  2. Types of consumer writing
  3. Consumer news and review articles
  4. Blogs
  5. Newsletters
  6. Fact sheets , Care guides

Unit-3 Scientific Writing

  1. Scientific news
  2. Scientific reviews
  3. Writing research papers for journals
  4. Case reports
  5. Drug monographs
  6. Abstract writing

Unit-4 Regulatory writing/Clinical trial writing

  1. Clinical trial process and Medical writing in clinical research
  2. Study designs , ICH and GCP
  3. Roles of IRB/IEC
  4. The role of investigator and Clinical trial protocol writing
  5. Clinical trial regulation in India
  6. Pharmacovigilance

Unit -5 Medico-marketing writing

  1. Types of medico-marketing writing
  2. Sales aids  and Posters
  3. Sales/Consumer training materials
  4. Product ads/Corporate ads and Leave-behinds/flyers
  5. White paper and Case-studies
  6. Business insight reports and Proposal writing
  7. Product monographs
  8. Public relation materials
  9. Blogs
  10. Web content
  11. Brochures

Unit 6 - Social media writing/Digital marketing for healthcare professionals

  1. Developing Social Media plan
  2. Principles of effective social media writing
  3. Developing content for Social Media
  4. Using Web Content as Source Material for Social Media Content
  5. How to write for Facebook , Twitter , Linkedin, Blogging
  6. Hands-on practice in revising social media content and tips for effective social media writing

Unit 7 e-learning and Medical Writing

  1. Understanding the e-learning environment
  2. Advantages and disadvantages of e-learning
  3. Developing e-learning courseware
  4. Storyboarding
  5. Assessment in e-learning

Unit 8 - How to get yourself published

  1. Publishing in print media
  2. Publishing in online media

Organizations and Job functions seeking Medical Writing Skills

Academic Medical Centers

  • Associate Scientific Director
  • Scientific Supervisor
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Patient Counsellor
  • E-Learning Courseware developers
  • Pharmacist
  • Training Executive
  • Medical Educators/ Tutors

Pharmaceuticals/ Biotech

  • Scientific Writer
  • Digital/ Social Media Managers
  • Regulatory Writer
  • Medical Advisor
  • Medical data coordinator
  • Clinical compliance coordinator
  • Medical Editor
  • Medical Copy Writer
  • Research Associate
  • Brand Manager
  • Sales Executives

Publications

  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Editor
  • Medical Content reviewer
  • Drug Product Data
  • Content Writer
  • E-learning ,
  • Proof reader
  • Journalism Media

Portals

  • Communication Executive
  • Creative Head
  • Medical Editor
  • Medical Writer
  • Digital Strategist
  • Analysts
  • SEO specialist
  • Social Media Specialist
  • Health UI/UX professional
  • Marketing and Communication specialist

Mobile Health Apps

  • Content Writers
  • Medical Editors
  • Digital Marketing
  • Compliance Manager
  • Relationship Manager
  • Business Analyst
  • Social /Digital Marketing Manager/ member

CRO’s

  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Pharmacovigilance Medical  Writer
  • Clinical Data Analyst
  • Research Associate
  • Medical Report Analyst
  • Patient coordinator
  • Patient educator/ communicator
  • Clinical compliance coordinator
  • Medical data coordinator

Payer/ Health Insurance

  • Medical Advisor
  • Medical insurance underwriter
  • Risk Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Patient Outreach Manager
  • Care Coordinator
  • Medical Coder
  • Medical Writer

Medical Communication Agency

  • Subject Matter Expert
  • Medical Writer
  • Medical Editor
  • Medical Reviewer
  • Medical illustrator
  • Social Media Content Strategist
  • Healthcare communication specialist
  • Instruction/ Storyboard designer

Healthcare IT/BPO/KPO

  • Project Manager
  • Medical writer / Technical writer
  • Medical UI/UX designer
  • Medical Coder
  • Patient Information Officer
  • Medical Transcription
  • Data Analyst
  • Clinical document specialist
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Health Information System Manager
  • Document Imaging Technician
  • Patient / Care Manager

Medical Devices Company

  • Compliance Manager
  • Brand/ Product Manager
  • Brand communication expert
  • Social Media Outreach expert
  • Medical Writer / Content Writer
  • Delivery Manager

Healthcare Consulting

  • Business/Market Analysts
  • Research Associate
  • Drug pipeline analyst
  • Management Consultant
  • Healthcare strategy expert/ consultant
  • Medical Application Consultant/ expert
  • Social/ Digital Media Expert