PHM 850 - Communications for Biomedical Researchers

Description

Effective research and business communication, including written and verbal skills for a variety of audiences and purposes. Essential principles and practical guidelines for scientific writing.

Topics

Effective writing is an absolute requirement for success in any scientific career. This course will provide students with practical guidelines for scientific writing so that the information can be conveyed to the target audience in an accurate and efficient manner. Students in this class will learn the essential principles of scientific writing and put them into practice by composing scientific text and revising the writing of others.

  • Scientific Writing Principles
    • Word choice
    • Sentence structure
    • Paragraph structure
  • Parts of a Scientific Article
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • Materials and Methods
    • Results
    • Discussion
  • Term Paper

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Instructor(s)

Susan MacAfee is an Academic Specialist who also advises online students in the MS Program in Pharmacology & Toxicology. 

Semesters

Online Summer, Online Fall

Credits

2

Programs

  • MS/Pharmacology
  • MS/Toxicology
  • MS/General
  • PSM

Type

Professional

Sections available

  • 730 (Pharm/Tox MS-PSM Online Students Only)