The purpose of this course is to provide students with an overview of medical copyediting. The class examines the mechanics of language and usage as well as editing concepts specific to medical manuscripts. Using the American Medical Association Manual of Style and its online resources, students gain hands-on experience editing general medical materials. Topics covered include the role of a copy editor; correct grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and usage; and an introduction to medical nomenclature.
Online self-paced: Refers to course start and end dates.
Online fixed date: Refers to synchronous session schedule fully available under “Section Notes”