How to be a Skilled Medical Writer

How to Write Medical Documents

This six weeks self-paced course (over 18 hours) explores “Medical writing” clinical and pharmacovigilance documents which are submitted to global health authorities.

Medical writing is a specialization that has gained momentum over the last few years. It is an exciting, creative and satisfying career option. Medical writing involves writing documents
required by the pharma-biotech industry including clinical research. In the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector, medical writers are in high demand.

The main role of medical writers is to create well written documents and manuscripts as per standard formats, compliant to regulatory standards for approval of new clinical trials, drugs, medical devices and biologics.
This practical short course will explore different regulatory documents including and not limited to Risk Management Plans (RMPs), Periodic Safety Update Reports (PSURs), clinical protocols and investigator brochures.

Why should you do this course?

Are you a pharmacovigilance associate trying to grow in your career, but struggling to get internal training? Are you a health care professional desiring to make a new career move into the industry? Are you a university graduate looking for the next step?
This course, led by industry experts, will throughly train you on how to author medical documents, ready for submission to health authorities.
You will be trained on how to be a competitive asset to your team, exploring how to contribute in team discussions when writing.

We at Almond Pharma, strive to develop medical writing professionals who are up to date with the regulations. We aim for our students to be equipped with the most appropriate knowledge and skills. This online medical writing practical short course, provides you with a thorough understanding of the important aspects of medical writing thus boosting your skills and knowledge to the level expected of a medical writer. It provides extensive medical writing training to develop professional expertise of high calibre.

Course structure

  • Overview of Pharmacovigilance
  • The different types of pharmacovigilance medical documents, and how they are used in the industry
  • How to author a regulatory, and or clinical or pharmacovigilance document
  • Assessing the benefit risk profile for the product(s)
  • Clinical vs. Post-Marketing documents

Who is this Programme Intended for?

Are you currently working in PV and would like to move up the ladder, competitively? Are you a freelancer/contractor who is not getting work training and support? Are you a university graduate without experience and are looking to build your career in the pharmaceutical industry, perhaps pharmacovigilance? Perhaps you are a healthcare professional and wish not to pursue clinical practise any further. This is the right course for you. It will intellectually challenge you as well as make you ready for your day to day deliverables at work.

Course Dates and Schedules

The course requires you to attend, 6 sessions once a week, up to 3 hours per session. We have sessions running from Monday – Saturday. A detailed schedule can be provided via email.

Eligibility Criteria

There is no minimum eligibility criteria for this sport course, however this course prepares you to get a job in the pharmaceutical industry. The industry usually require either of the following:

– Any degree in Bioscience/Life Sciences such as Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Botany, Zoology etc
– Any degree in Medicine such as MBBS, BDS, BPT, BAMS, BHMS, BUMS etc
– Any degree in Pharmacy / Pharmaceutical Sciences
– Any degree in Chemistry / Biostatistics / Bioinformatics
– Any degree in Nursing / Allied Health

We recommend this course to:
– Students in their final year of graduation for the above courses.


We are offering a FREE 30 minute session of the course. To claim your free 30 minutes, please register your interest via the contact page, and we will PROMPTLY get back in touch..

Course Price

Course Price: £1260 (incl VAT).

To purchase the course at a subsidised fee of £1260, please follow the PayPal link.

Course Materials

Course materials will be provided by email before the course commences.