Certificate course in Clinical Research and Scientific Writing

“Prior to penicillin and medical research, death was an everyday occurrence. It was intimate- Katherine Dunn”

Clinical and medical research is an integral part of evidence-based medicine and publishing the research helps the researcher to establish himself/herself among their peers and in their respective fields. Ethical practices for clinical research and publication are skills which are essential for everyone who are in the research field. The course gives an in-depth knowledge about clinical research and different types of scientific documents including publication and medico-marketing documents.

Learning Objectives:
After taking this course, you should be able to understand the –
  • Basics of clinical research, drug discovery and development.
  • Protocol, informed consent form, clinical summary report.
  • Ethics in clinical research and publications
  • Scientific publications and role of medical writers in scientific publication.
  • Lifecycle of a manuscript - Planning, writing, reviews and finalization and submission.
  • Importance of conferences and documents involved in conference support – abstract, poster and oral presentation Types of medico-marketing documents and different deliverables.
  • Eligibility criteria: Experienced professionals/researchers and healthcare professionals
    Training Mode
    The course is available as online and classroom options both with our training centers at Gurgaon and Pune, India. The classroom sessions are held twice a week and for the online courses we have one Skype session every week to discuss the queries and doubts and monitor the progress of the course.
    Duration
    The ideal duration is for 3 months but one can expedite the course after submitting the assignments and the complete access will be given for 6 months.
    Expected Effort Hours
    Weekly 6 hours every week
    Resources
    Online study materialincluding e-modules, PDF and PowerPoint presentations.
    Assessment:Ongoing MCQ assessment and one subjective assignment after completion of course
    Expected Outcomes
  • Understand the good clinical practices for clinical research and how to conduct or participate in an ethical clinical trial.
  • Participants should be able write their own research and publish them in peer reviewed journals.
  • HCPs/researchers should be able to prepare his/her own conference material like abstract, poster and oral presentation.
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