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Course Description

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.

Read an interview with Laura King on the necessary skills for advancing as a writer or editor in the medical communications profession 

 “Online self-paced”: Refers to course start and end dates. “Online fixed date” Refers to synchronous session schedule fully available under “Section Notes”

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Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Medical Copyediting
Type
Online, self-paced
Dates
Jan 10, 2022 to Feb 12, 2022
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Sa
Time
10:00AM to 11:00AM
Dates
Jan 15, 2022 to Feb 12, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
5.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,440.00
Instructors
Section Title
Medical Copyediting
Type
Online, self-paced
Dates
Apr 18, 2022 to May 19, 2022
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Th
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Apr 21, 2022 to May 19, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
5.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,440.00
Instructors
Section Title
Medical Copyediting
Type
Online, self-paced
Dates
Jul 05, 2022 to Aug 04, 2022
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
Th
Time
7:00PM to 8:00PM
Dates
Jul 07, 2022 to Aug 04, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
5.0
Location
  • Online
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $1,440.00
Instructors
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