The 'Introduction to diagnostic studies' workshop is an intensive half-day course designed for clinicians, researchers, health professionals and students who want to understand and critically appraise diagnostic accuracy studies.
Delivered through presentations and interactive examples, the workshop will take participants through different types of diagnostic study designs, measures of diagnostic accuracy and the process of critical appraisal, including an extensive risk of bias assessment.
The workshop will cover the following areas:
Interactive examples will help participants strengthen new skills and put them into practice.
Time: 13:00-16:30. Please note that the times may change.
This workshop is suitable for those who are new to diagnostic accuracy studies, or require a refresher session. Some knowledge of general basic research methods is required. No prior knowledge of diagnostic research methods is required.
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
The course is aimed at: