Monday, August 27, 2007

Technical Writing for the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Biotech Industries

Check out this two-day course in Malvern, PA on September 24 - 26, 2007. According to the organizers, this is what you will learn:

* Understand the mandates for documentation set forth by the regulators, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), and other governing bodies
* Know how the reporting process supports products in research, development, and the marketplace
* Understand how documents work in tandem from initial correspondence about a project to an approved protocol, amendments, and final study report
* Know how to produce effective written correspondence
* Understand how to assess and write to the audience
* Know how to organize and deliver information based on the message
* Understand how to structure reports
* Understand the innate structures of English grammar
* Know how to create grammatically sound passages
* Understand how the active and passive voices work and how to choose the most appropriate one for the type of writing you are doing
* Have a working knowledge of punctuation marks and their role in making documents readable
* Know how to review and revise documents
* Understand your own writing patterns and know the answers to your questions about the English language
* Have increased confidence in writing and revising documents

Get more info here.

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