How to Write a Surgical Paper
This practical course teaches the essential skills required for writing all types of surgical paper.
A series of tutorials and workshops will equip you with the techniques and knowledge to give your work the best chance of being published.
This course is run in collaboration with the British Journal of Surgery Society.
- 1 day
- 6.00 CPD Points
After attending this course, you should be able to:
- Discuss the benefits of publishing a surgical paper
- Outline the methods of publishing a paper
- Structure your writing in clear sections
- Create a title from an abstract
- Understand the steps when writing a relevant abstract
- Write a structured abstract from an article
- Write accurate methods and the start of the results from an abstract
- Determine rules of authorship
- More confidently write and submit a surgical paper
You will use a range of text examples from recently published papers.
You will cover a variety of topics during this course, including:
- Writing in scientific English
- Authorship rules
- How to logically section your work
- Revising and editing
10% discount on this course for RCS members
Members, Fellows and Associates benefit from a 10% discount on this course when held at our Education Centre in London. Your discount will be applied automatically when booking.
Free book for delegates
All candidates on this course will receive a free copy of the book How To Get Your Paper Published, edited by Jyoti Shah and Pippa Smart. This book is published by the RCS and is a comprehensive guide to submitting papers to medical journals. For more information on getting your paper published or to purchase a copy of this publication click here.
There are currently no dates available for this course. Please register your interest and we will email you when the next dates are announced.
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Telephone: 020 7869 6300
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