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: – an overview of the different types of study, what to look out for when reading a paper, tools to help and how to interpret the key statistics – and the appraisal of an example 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 27th Aug||13:00-14:00|
|CA: Study design||Thurs 3rd Sept||10:00-11:00|
|Literature Search||Tues 8th Sept||15:00-16.00|
|CA: Appraising a randomised control trial||Fri 18th Sept||15:00-16:30|
|Literature Search||Fri 25th Sept||10:00-11:00|
|CA: Appraising a qualitative paper||Thurs 1st Oct||13:00-14:00|
|Literature search||Tues 13th Oct||13:00-14:00|
|CA: Statistics 1 – p numbers, confidence intervals, study power||Thurs 22nd Oct||15:00-16:00|
|Literature search||Thurs 29th Oct||10:00-11:00|
|CA: Statistics 2 – Absolute and relative risk, NNT||Fri 6th Nov||15:00-16:00|