The 'Introduction to Critical Appraisal and Systematic reviewing and Meta-analysis in Action (combined course)' is an intensive 2-day workshop that will teach participants how to critically appraise published research and introduce the key principles of systematic reviewing and meta-analysis.
Delivered through presentations and exercises, the workshop will give participants the basic skills to design and perform a systematic review of randomised controlled trials. You will also learn about the advantages and disadvantages of different clinical study designs, how to interpret and calculate relative and absolute measures of effect, and how to assess published research for risk of bias.
The course will run from 9.30am to 4.30pm on each day. Cost, including printed course materials refreshments and lunch, is £500 (inc VAT). Please note that places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.
This workshop is suitable for those who are new to critical appraisal and systematic reviews, or require a refresher session. Some knowledge of basic research methods is required.
Additional information: Please note that travel and accommodation costs are not included.
Day 1 of the workshop will cover the following areas:
Day 2 of the workshop will cover the following areas:
By the end of the workshop, participants should be able to:
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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.