Sunday, May 16, 2010

Writing learning objectives for CME proposals and activities

Interesting in a career in the CME industry? When's the last time you wrote a needs assessment that included a proposed agenda and a set of proposed learning objectives? Johanna Lackner Marx MPH, MSW from InQuill Medical Communications, LLC has posted a free webinar about writing CME learning objectives. Her presentation is titled, "Writing Educational Objectives to Meet ACCME’s Updated Criteria." She covers some of the recent changes that have impacted the CME industry. You can access the webinar here.

Speaking of medical writing and the medical communications industry, there are many people out there who offer career services to help physicians and scientists "break in" to the medical communication industry. There are so many ways to enter the industry and writing isn't the only way. There are opportunities related to business development, strategic planning, project management, educational design, and collaborative partnerships. Of course, if you enjoy writing, then maybe you'll be happy as a medical writer or medical director. I've been working in this industry for the last 5 years and I've enjoyed it. Contact me if you'd like to learn more about physician careers in medical communications.

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