Due to the current pandemic we are unable to run 1-1 sessions in person, if you would like a ‘virtual’ session using Microsoft Teams then please contact us and we’ll arrange a mutually suitable date and time. Contact information is below.
|Do you ..||want to look beyond your reading list?||Are you ..||embarking on a literature review?|
|have a patient with an unusual condition?||not sure how to judge the validity of a paper?|
|need the latest evidence to support a guideline/policy?||uncomfortable interpreting statistics?|
Our training sessions can help you identify articles and evidence quickly, and build your confidence in assessing the worth of a study.
Literature Search: – how to construct and apply a search strategy to identify literature on a topic using the interface provided through NICE Evidence to the major healthcare databases.
Critical Appraisal: – a series of bite-sized sessions covering various aspects of assessing a paper.
In addition we also offer individual support on: referencing, building search strategies, searching on BMJ Best Practice, DynaMed, Cochrane, TRIP or Google and an introduction to using SPSS.
Phone 01536 492862 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place or discuss your individual/group requirements.
|Literature Search||Thurs 14th Jan||10.00-11.00|
|CA: Study design||Tues 26th Jan||14.00-15.00|
|Literature Search||Mon 8th Feb||14:00-15:00|
|CA: Appraising a randomised control trial||Thurs 25th Feb||14:00-15:30|
|Literature Search||Fri 12th Mar||11:00-12:00|
|CA: Appraising a qualitative paper||Tues 23rd Mar||10:00-11:00|
|Literature search||Tues 13th Apr||15:30-16:30|
|CA: Statistics 1 – p numbers, confidence intervals, study power||Fri 30th Apr||10:00-11:30|
|Literature search||Thurs 20th May||10:00-11:00|
|CA: Statistics 2 – Absolute and relative risk, NNT||Tues 8th June||14:00-15:30|