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Below you can compare the different training options we offer and find the right one for you. Not sure what to pick? Contact us to find out more or view our range of bespoke training packages.

Online course

From £125

The Critical Appraisal Online Course is an exclusive multimedia resource for healthcare professionals who want to improve their critical appraisal knowledge and skills. This popular course teaches critical appraisal from first principles, assuming no prior knowledge.

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The Critical Appraisal Masterclass covers everything you need to appraise clinical papers in one intensive day. The course workbook includes many short exercises to improve your understanding of critical appraisal. The course is popular amongst people revising for critical appraisal exams, presenting in journal club meetings, starting research projects and preparing for job interviews.

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The Critical Appraisal Workshop is our most comprehensive critical appraisal training event. The workshop lasts two days and covers everything you need to read clinical papers with confidence. Compared to the one day Critical Appraisal Masterclass, more time is available in the workshop for practical work, including appraising real clinical papers.

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We can teach you everything about critical appraisal. The agenda can be adjusted to spend more time on topics of your choosing.

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Online CourseMasterclassWorkshop
Duration6 - 8 hours1 day2 days
CPD accredited
PriceFrom £125£350£550
Next courseAny time21/11/2425/07/24 - 26/07/24
Online course accessInstant accessInstant accessInstant access
Duration of course access1 month3+ months6+ months
Lunch and refreshments-
Course workbookDownload and print handoutsA4 sizeVolume 1: A4 size, Volume 2: A4 size
The Doctor's guide to Critical AppraisalFree book offer (expires 31 July 2024)
Short exercises & questions
Interactive digital handsets-
Exercises using real clinical papers--

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The Critical Appraisal Company provides a bespoke critical appraisal skills training service. Bespoke events are tailored to exact requirements and are outstanding value for money. Our customers range from small groups of doctors and dentists preparing for exams to entire departments of pharmaceutical companies and hospitals. We speak at CPD meetings, conferences and workshops. We are happy to partner with other organisations.

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