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Evidence-based strategies for writing in healthcare


Presented by the The Office of Lifelong Learning, FoMD, UAlberta



The purpose of this workshop is to provide guideline producers and users with evidence-based writing principles to enhance their writing. Quality writing can help healthcare providers and patients understand, use, and act upon the recommendations, increasing the chances for the adoption of knowledge.

The workshop facilitator, Dr. Karen Schriver is an internationally recognized expert in document design. She is a consultant, researcher, and educator in information design and plain language.

Learning Objectives

1. To gain familiarity with empirical research on effective writing.

2. To diagnose problems of poorly written guidelines for health practitioners.

3. To be able to revise documents for simplicity, clarity, and technical accuracy

Cost: $300

Date And Time

Tue, 8 October 2019

8:30 AM – 3:30 PM MDT

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Edmonton Clinic Health Academy

11405 87 Avenue Northwest

Room 5-099

Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

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