Clinical Research Methodology And Tips For Publishing Medical Research - R Upskill
Designing a clinical research study and the fundamentals of effectively writing a manuscript
What will you learn?
- Know more considerations for designing a clinical research study from a publications’ perspective
- Review some of the typical challenges that might be encountered when conducting clinical research
- Learn how to present and publish research study
This course will be split into three key parts. Firstly, we will look at some considerations for designing a clinical research study from a publication planning perspective (the good content part of our essential ingredients for publications). This will include, study planning and preparation, methodology and data management and dissemination. Secondly, we will look at some typical challenges in conducting clinical research and provide some tips for overcoming these. Finally, we will look at how to present and publish a research study (The good presentation part of our essential ingredients for publications). This will Include identifying the best target journal to publish your research. How to effectively structure your manuscript and some tips for writing your research effectively.
We will also go through some of the ABC’s of scientific writing and know more about why clinical research is so important? A represents accuracy. It’s important to explain your methods and results with care. Be honest about the strengths and limitations of your own research. B represents Brevity. Try to make things as simple as possible without omitting important information. C represents Clarity. We should try and identify and eliminate any ambiguity in our writing.
You’ll find many more such tips in this course, which
will condense your learning, clarify your doubts, and help you identify the
next steps to researcher success.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: How to effectively plan and prepare for clinical research study (slide 6 to 1)
Lecture 3: Research Methodology (slide 12 to 29)
Lecture 4: Data Management and Dissemination (slide 30 to 36)
Lecture 5: Challenges in conducting clinical research & tips to overcome them (slide 37 to 43)
Lecture 6: Identifying the right journal
Lecture 7: Structuring the Manuscript
Lecture 8:Tips for effective Scientific Writing
Nikki (Nicola) West is a Medical Director at CACTUS Life Sciences based in London, UK. Nikki comes with a wealth of experience in medical publications having worked in the medical communications industry for more than 20 years. Nikki is very familiar with strategic publication planning and tactical implemental of multiple global publication plans. She has experience across a wide range of therapeutic areas including diabetes, cardiology, nephrology, respiratory, immunology, women’s health, infectious disease and neurology. Nikki is passionate about helping researchers to understand best publication practices, to get their scientific research published and, ultimately, to advance patient care.