critical appraisal course

Critical Appraisal Masterclass
in Birmingham - 30th May 2020 (SOLD OUT)

Venue: Crowne Plaza Birmingham NEC
Date: 30 May 2020, 9am-5.30pm
Price: £295

The Critical Appraisal Masterclass covers everything you need to appraise clinical papers in one intensive day. You will be taught critical appraisal knowledge and skills from first principles assuming no prior knowledge. We use real excerpts from research to illustrate the building blocks of clinical papers.

Our comphrensive course covers a range of study designs, including cohort studies, case-control studies, randomised controlled trials, survival studies, diagnostic studies and systematic reviews / meta-analyses.

The target audience for the course includes doctors (all specialties, all grades), dentists, nurses, medical students and medical librarians. The course is popular amongst people revising for critical appraisal exams, preparing for job interviews, presenting in journal club meetings and starting research projects.

Excellent value for money:

Become an expert in one day:

  • Understand the meaning of evidence-based medicine and the importance of critical appraisal skills
  • Be able to identify different study designs
  • Be able to evaluate the methodology of any study for strengths and weaknesses
  • Understand how to choose a statistical test to analyse data and be able to interpret the results of any study
  • Be able to calculate clinically useful statistics from results data
  • Be able to decide whether to change clinical practice based on the results of a study

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