The 'Introduction to critical appraisal workshop' is an intensive 1-day workshop that will teach participants how to critically appraise published research, a key skill for everyone involved in research.
Delivered using presentations and exercises, the workshop will take participants through the different types of study design, relative and absolute measures of effect, and the process of critical appraisal, including an extensive risk of bias assessment.
This workshop will cover the following areas:
Excellent delivery, with opportunity to ask questions and clarify difficult areas.
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
This workshop is suitable for all healthcare professionals (multidisciplinary) and all specialties, and those who are new to critical appraisal, or require a refresher session.
Some knowledge of basic research methods is required.
The course runs from from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Cost, including printed course materials, refreshments and lunch, is £300 (inc VAT).
We also offer a course on systematic reviewing and meta-analysis which, if booked together with this workshop, has a combined discounted rate.
Additional information: Please note that travel and accommodation costs are not included.
Cancellation requests must be sent to NGCfirstname.lastname@example.org and will be subject to a 25% charge. No refunds will be made for cancellations notified within 21 days of the event. The NGC reserves the right to cancel the event, in which case all registration fees will be refunded.