Short Course: Conducting a Systematic Review, a practical guide
Course dates: 8 to 11 April 2019
Presented by Specialist Unit for Review Evidence (SURE), Cardiff University and approved by the Federation of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 20 category 1 (external) CPD credits.
A practical and highly interactive course designed to equip participants with an understanding of the systematic review process and an introduction to the skills necessary to conduct a review. The course is taught over four days with a range of discussion, group and hands-on sessions. Attendees should come to the course with a research topic and leave with a draft protocol for their systematic review.
By the end of the course, attendees should be able to:
- Develop a focused question
- Identify the evidence to answer that question
- Assess the quality/validity of the identified evidence
- Decide what form of evidence synthesis is most appropriate
- Present the results to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and other researchers
- Develop strategy to publicise the results
- Postgraduate healthcare researchers
- Healthcare professionals
- Policy makers