Improve your abstract writing and reviewing skills
ECDC Virtual Academy (EVA) offers online activities for those interested in refining their skills in writing and reviewing abstracts with a field epidemiology focus.
The course 'Essentials of Writing and Reviewing Scientific Abstracts: a field epidemiology' is available at any time on the ECDC Virtual Academy (EVA). This a non-moderated and self-paced e-learning course targeted at public health professionals in the domain of disease prevention and control who plan to submit abstracts to scientific conferences. The course uses both lectures and exercises based on field epidemiology examples such as outbreak investigations to help the learners improve their skills in writing and reviewing scientific abstracts.
By completing this course the learners will be able to:
- explain the importance of writing a good abstract
- identify the key components of an abstract
- outline the steps in writing an abstract
- outline the steps in reviewing someone else's abstract