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Why take this Program CliP-SMW (Proficiency in Scientific & Medical Writing) ?

Welcome to CliPLab, a training initiative of Cytel.
Cytel team in India is growing by leaps and bounds and today Cytel India grows to a team of 400 people spread across current locations in Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Navi Mumbai. Cytel has expanded its delivery from the core SAS Programming and statistics domain to data management, medical writing and Clinical Data Management areas. Cytel’s growth in services will be supported by CliPLab – Cytel’s unique skill development machinery by introducing various other industry focused training and skill development programs. In a newly announced career program titled CliP-SMW (Proficiency in Scientific & Medical Writing) spanning over 6 months, we will provide theory and practical training to young graduates/professionals, who are hand-picked to ensure a mix of the right pool of talents with correct aptitude and skill set. CliP-SMW is a self-financed Job enabling initiative. The program helps you enhance your credibility as a technical professional by attaining relevant practical and theoretical knowledge.

Why Scientific & Medical Writing ?

Medical writing is both a science and an art. It involves writing scientific documents of different types which include regulatory and research-related documents, disease or drug-related educational and promotional literature, publication articles like journal manuscripts and abstracts, content for healthcare websites, health-related magazines or news articles. It requires an understanding in medical science and an aptitude for writing. In addition, a thorough knowledge of specific requirements for different types of medical documents, and keeping up to date with the relevant guidelines is a must. The demand for medical writing is growing steadily over the years in pharmaceutical and healthcare communication market. The pharmaceutical and healthcare industry offers number of job opportunities for medical writers. Medical writers can also work independently or be employed as full time professionals. Graduates and post-graduates in life sciences and doctors who have the right skills and aptitude can consider taking up medical writing as a full-time profession and a valuable career option. Many resources are now available for medical writers to get the required training in the science and art of medical writing, and upgrade their knowledge and skills on an ongoing basis.

To meet this growing demand of the industry, CliPLab launched a 6 months “Proficiency in Scientific & Medical Writing” and welcomes candidates to join this course. This course is divided into foundation, core and practical modules. Foundation modules cover the concepts and principles, tools, techniques of medical and scientific writing and core modules cover the regulatory, safety and publication writing, medical communication and quality management in medical writing. The program covers the following modules;

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Program Title
Foundation Modules
Module I Clinical Trial Domain Overview
Module II Concepts in Clinical Pharmacology
Module III Introduction to Scientific & Medical Writing
Module IV Tools Used for Medical Writing
Core Modules
Module V Regulatory Madical Writing – Part I
Module VI Regulatory Madical Writing – Part II
Module VII Regulatory Madical Writing – Part III
Module VIII Safety Writing
Module IX Publication Writing
Module X Medical Communications
Module XI Quality Management in Medical Writing
Practical Modules
Practical Exercise 1 Designing & Preparation of Patient Diary, Quality of Life Questionnaire
Practical Exercise 2 Protocol Writing
Practical Exercise 3 ICD, CRF, Patient Diary, Quality of Life Questionnaire Preparation
Practical Exercise 4 Clinical Narratives
Practical Exercise 5 Abbreviated Clinical Study Report
Practical Exercise 6 Aggregate Report Writing
Practical Exercise 7 Product Monograph
Practical Exercise 8 Poster

At the end of the 6 months, participants would be able to equip themselves with the skills and knowledge of writing essential documents, preparation of clinical study reports, medical writing for regulatory, safety and publication writing. CliPLab will provide hands-on practical training and exposure on Medical Writing during the course through our experience industry trainers and partners.

Key Benefits for recruiters-

  • Program Tailored to suit the requirements of the industry – the program is part of Cytel’s strategic initiative to build a team of talented professionals to support its business growth.
  • Possibility of quick ramp-up as the candidates are groomed on technical skills, and hands-on experience.
  • Stringent selection criteria to ensure that only candidates with right attributes are enrolled.

Key Benefits for participants-

  • Program Tailored to suit the requirements of the industry – the program is part of Cytel’s strategic initiative to build a team of talented professionals to support its business growth.
  • Possibility of quick ramp-up as the candidates are groomed on technical skills, and hands-on experience.
  • Stringent selection criteria to ensure that only candidates with right attributes are enrolled.

Mode of Payment

  • Payment can be done by Cheque / DD / Credit Card / Debit card / Online Transfer.

Placement

  • After successful completion of six months of training, students will be provided placement assistance.