Certificate Course in Freelance Medical Writing

“Being a self-employed means, you work 12 hours a day for yourself, so you don't have to work 8 hours a day for someone else.” ― Oliver Markus Malloy

Sometimes out of choice but many a times due to different situations in life, like medical conditions, manging family, kids, relocation, etc., it becomes difficult to continue an office job. Our certificate course on freelance medical writing provides an in-depth understanding of opportunities and requirements to be a successful freelance medical writer. The course covers various aspects included in the freelancing and specific to medical content writing including art of good writing, writing blogs, website content, PowerPoint presentations, customised content as per client requirement, introduction to freelance biding sites, creating profile, networking, self-marketing, etc.

Learning Objectives
After taking this course, you should be able to understand -
  • Pre-requisites of becoming a freelancer.
  • Essentials of medical writing and scope as a freelancer.
  • Different portals and ways to obtain freelance projects.
  • Ways to market your skills in order to get the continuous flow of work.
  • Eligibility criteria:
    Undergraduates, graduates and post-graduates of life sciences stream, pharmacy, biotechnology, dental, physiotherapy and paramedical courses and MBBS/MD.
    Training mode:
    The course is available as online training with two Skype sessionsduring training with prior appointment for query-resolving and progress mapping.
    Duration:
    The ideal duration is for 3months but one can expedite the course after submitting the assignments and the complete access will be available for 6 months.
    Expected Course Hours/week:
    Weekly 6 hours
    Assessment:
    Ongoing assessment after completion of content each week.
    Expected Outcomes:
  • Having profiles as a freelancer on different portals.
  • Creating infographics/self-marketing material for promoting your skills to obtain freelance work.
  • Initiating the communication with vendors and bidding for the requirements.
  • Initiating the work as a freelancer.
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