Freelance Medical Writer Training Certification Course

Certificate course on freelance medical writing

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living. – Anias Nin

Freelancing gives you the ability to set your own schedule. Also, it gives you the liberty to work intermittently and let you place your priorities (both personal and professional) and take care of them over the course of a day. Turacoz provides a scaffold and a firm ground for medical professionals (both freshers and experienced professionals) who want to make it big in the field of freelance medical writing. The focus of this program is to give you an overview of the medical writing, equip you as a professional medical writer, establish your online presence, give you an idea of the social media, and help you pitch for online freelancing jobs and take actions.

Learning objectives

  • Introduction to freelancing and the art of freelance medical writing
  • Freelancing websites, portfolio creation, website creation
  • Internet marketing (self), SEO basics
  • Writing slide decks, blogs, newsletters, white papers, patient education material and teaching material for physicians, specialist audience and other medical professionals.

Eligibility criteria

Graduates and postgraduates of life sciences stream, pharmacy, biotechnology, dental, physiotherapy and paramedical courses and MBBS/MD

Training Mode

Self-paced, Online

Duration

2 months

Expected Effort Hours

Weekly 8-10 hours

Resources

E-learning modules and suggested reading; portfolio creation with self-written and published samples on web

Assessment

Ongoing assessment after completion of each module.We help the participants to revise and improvise.

Expected Outcomes

  • Gain insight into all the tools necessary to make a transition from lab/bench science or clinical practice to freelance medical writer
  • Build an online portfolio as a writer with direct, personalized, insightful mentoring
  • Sound understanding of skills and knowledge required for writing blogs, medico-marketing documents, whitepapers, slide decks etc
  • Knowledge on copyright, plagiarism and acknowledgment