Wednesday February 15, 2017:
STC-SF presents Dennis Bittner with “Regulatory and Non-Regulatory Medical Writing for Technical Writers“
ABOUT THE PRESENTATION
Medical writing represents an important subclass of technical writing that can be roughly divided into either regulatory or non-regulatory medical writing.
The barrier to entry into the field is high, particularly on the regulatory side, but so is demand for experienced medical writers, making this one of the most lucrative areas of technical writing for those with the requisite skills and background.
Work flows and typical document types of both regulatory and non-regulatory medical writing will be discussed as well as strategies for breaking into either area.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
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