Certificate course on Scientific Writing and Manuscript Writing

Certificate course on scientific writing and conference presentation

Writing is a process of discovery. Sometimes you don't know what you know. You may know it but have no idea how it fits together-Alice Walker

The writing spirit for publication distills from being innovative, organized, original, realistic, rigorous and honest,and the validity of scientific and medical claimssolely rests on the published articles. The program designed by Turacoz Healthcare Solutions gives an in-depth knowledge about the different avenues of publication writing, the different guidelines, peer-review process, publication ethics and necessary tools to submit an article. The course is designed for anyone who wishes to join the publication mainstream in the medical field and pursue a meaningful career in same.

Learning objectives

  • Basics of scientific publications, role of medical writers in drafting a scientific publication
  • Types of publication documents and their importance, planning a manuscript (steps involved), finalization, and review process
  • Flow of a manuscript, drafting of various publication documents (sections of a manuscript and how to draft each section), and relevant guidelines
  • Ethical considerations: ethical bodies, plagiarism, redundant publications, duplicate publications, and ghost writing
  • Target journal selection: how to select a target journal, preparation of submission ready manuscript, preparing for submission, submission process, post-submission follow-up with journal and peer review process

Eligibility criteria

Experienced professionals/researchers and healthcare professionals

Mode of Study

Self-paced, Online

Duration

2 months + 1 hours skype session

Expected Effort Hours

Weekly 6 hours every week

Resources

Online study materialincluding PDF and PPT

Assessment

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

Expected Outcomes

  • Thorough understanding on how to develop publication ready documents
  • Sound knowledge of publication guidelines
  • In depth awareness about plagiarism and publication ethics
  • Clear understanding on how to select target journals
  • Knowledge of submission process in a peer-reviewed journal