New Upcoming E-Learning Course on Abstract Writing from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has a new e-learning course on Abstract Writing coming in January 2016. The first edition begins on January 14, 2016, taught by lecturer Yvan J. Hutin MD, PH expert.

Follow this link to access the course:

Course at a Glance

Language: English

Duration: 6 weeks, 2-3 hours per week

1 writing assignment: Write and submit one abstract: To write your abstract, use a project of your own or, if you do not have one, use the scenario reported in the slide set called "NosocomialOutbreak.ppt"

2 peer review assessments: Review 2 abstracts of peers (instructions will be provided)

Evaluate 1 review of an abstract made by a peer and the previous assignment (instructions will be provided)

Glossary available

Additional reading material available

Module Guide

Please note that the estimated completion time (below) illustrates the minimum time investment required in order for you to complete the modules. It does not include the time you might use to read any additional materials, analyze and answer questions in the quizzes, or time spent interacting with other learners, to aid your learning.

Topic and Estimated Completion Time (Minutes)

Welcome: 7

Make a difference: 17

Write an abstract: 30

Reviewing an abstract: 16

The gift of feedback: 10

Total: 80