Re: Courses that teach "technical writing" in a medical lab report context?

Subject: Re: Courses that teach "technical writing" in a medical lab report context?
From: Keith Mahoney <kamahoney1965 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:37:10 -0800

Hello Emoto -

I was a Medical Device Pubs Manager (Labels and Labeling) back in the day
and we used to try to bound things with SOPs and SOIs, use a lot of flow
charts, and short paragraphs - this also helped with sending folks to the
same docs for the same processes/procedures.

KAM

On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 2:03 PM, Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> All,
>
> I work at a big medical device company. Was just approached by a manager
> whose people write up reports on laboratory results, QC testing results,
> etc. These reports are descriptive of things that have happened during
> research, experiments, and testing. They prefer passive voice, and the use
> of the kind of language typically found in FDA-regulated research.
>
> Can anyone think of any particular class or training that he could bring in
> that would help his people (who are all scientists) to write in a way more
> consistent with the above? It is more medical/scientific writing than
> technical writing, but I figured someone here might be aware of something.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Bob
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