Tools to Thrive in a Digital World, Part 1: Medical Writing and Running a Freelance Business
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Member $55 | Non-member $95

When: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
Where: Online (Live Webinar)
United States
Presenter: Monica Nicosia

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Whether you’re a freelance or an employed medical communicator, technology can help you work more efficiently. In this webinar—based on one of the most popular sessions at the 2018 AMWA Medical Writing & Communication Conference—you will learn about hardware, software, apps, and online/cloud-based services that might be useful to your work. In addition to digital tools to assist with medical writing and editing tasks, you will learn about tools to ease the burden of the office and business tasks related to freelancing. You will also get tips for identifying and selecting digital tools and will gain insights into the results of the 2018 Freelance Medical Communicator Tools of the Trade Survey. Be sure to check out Part 2: Digital Security, Data Access, and Travel, presented by Kathy Boltz, PhD, on July 17.


Learning Objectives

After participating in this webinar, participants should be able to

  • Identify tasks that digital tools could make more efficient
  • Give examples of digital tools that could help streamline some of your work tasks
  • Describe ways to identify digital tool that might help you work more efficiently


Target Audience: Freelance and employed medical communicators of all levels of experience


About the Speaker

Monica Nicosia, PhD, principal of Nicosia Medical Writer LLC, has 23 years of experience in medical communication, including 12+ years as a freelance medical writer. Monica has shared her technology expertise with AMWA members on multiple occasions, including at annual conferences and chapter events. In 2016 and 2018, she conducted the Freelance Medical Communicator Tools of the Trade survey to identify the most common technology used by freelance medical communicators. She reported the results of the 2016 survey in the Fall 2017 issue of the AMWA Journal and is preparing a manuscript reporting the results of the latest survey.


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