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In this course, students will apply all previously learned concepts to work through one or more projects in one of the four pre-identified Medical Writing areas (Scientific Grants, Continuing Medical Education, Publication, or Regulatory).  The purpose of the capstone course is to:

  • Gain hands on experience of researching information, and analyzing, interpreting, and communicating data as would be expected of a Medical Writer.  The final project(s) will be submitted for critical review.
  • Have a clear sense of the critical behaviors and practical work practices that make the student a better Medical Writer.
  • Identify areas to continue working on moving forward to hone knowledge and skill in the profession.
To be eligible to take this course, you must have completed all of the other courses in the Medical Writing program with a B-/80% or higher. You must select from one of the four areas of specialization to fulfill this final required component of the certificate:

Capstone: Journal Article and Publication Development (FPM-40630)

Capstone: Medical Education Materials (FPM-40627)

Capstone: Regulatory Writing (FPM-40628)

Capstone: Scientific Grants (FPM-40629)


Course Number: FPM-40607
Credit: 4.00 unit(s)