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Scientific Writing for Medical Devices
Write it right!
2019-12-13 2020-05-14 DORMERO Hotel Hildesheimer Str. 34-38 30169 Hannover +49 511 544-200 +49 511 544 2020-20

Scientific Writing for Medical Devices

How to produce correct and top-quality scientific documents

This course will show you how to write scientific documents such as a clinical evaluation in good and readable English that is appropriate to your audience, while complying with the regulatory requirements.
  • How to write a scientific document
  • Correct use of language and style
  • What a Notified Body looks for in your clinical evaluation
  • Exercises: Clinical Evaluation Report (CER) case study
  • Improving readability - being kind to your reader
  • Proofreading essentials

This distinguishes our event

Course content: 86% of the participants’ feedback was very good or good. (September 2019)

Aims and objectives:

This interactive course gives you a good understanding of the essential aspects of successful scientifc writing.

You will learn how to prepare a document that is linguistically and stylistically appropriate, using suitable graphical elements such as tables, graphs and flowcharts, based on examples and best practice. Sessions on managing clinical evaluation projects will round off the intensive two-day programme.

This course will familiarise you with organisational issues and best practices in writing for medical devices. You will understand the formal requirements of writing scientifc documents, how they can affect writing style, and the importance of the nuances of language.
Who should attend
This course has been designed for professionals responsible for writing and compiling a clinical evaluation report or technical documentation for medical device manufacturers.

This includes medical writers working as employees of manufacturers or as a service-provider preparing a clinical evaluation report or technical documentation in medical device companies.

The practical training will benefit both beginners in scientific writing and those wishing to update their knowledge and improve their English writing skills in this specifc area.
Barbara Grossman
Medical Writer & Consultant Hawkeye Medical Limited Maidenhead Berkshire GREAT BRITAIN

Kirsten Sander
ARTIMED Medical Consulting GmbH, Kassel

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Abbreviations, Glossary

List of abbreviations

Many abbreviations for processes, documents and authorities, amongst others, are used in all regulatory areas. We have compiled the most important ones for you. Our list of abbreviations can be freely downloaded here.


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Quality guaranteed!

IMI (Innovative Medicines Initiative) defined quality criteria for professional training and education. We follow these criteria and, as a signatory, we are an active partner in further developing and optimising the quality standards.

An aggregate evaluation of participants' feedback on all FORUM's healthcare training courses (evaluation period from 01/2019- 12/2019 produced a result of 1.6 (where 1 is the highest grade and 6 the lowest).