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The Education team works closely with our partners in the NHS, Higher Education Institutes and Research & Development departments to provide a service that is tailored to meet the needs of researchers and associated staff.

We collaborate with education staff in CRF's across the UK and with colleagues at the NIHR to ensure a cohesive and standardised programme of educational opportunities are available to researchers.

If you have any questions regarding the education programme or a course you have booked, please contact GG-UHB.GlasgowCRFeducation@nhs.net or 0141 232 7600.

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  • Introduction to Critical Appraisal

    This three-hour interactive workshop will consist of an introduction to the principles of evidence-based practice and the process of critically evaluating a journal article, followed by practical experience in critically appraising a randomised controlled trial and systematic review.

    The course will cover the following objectives:

    • Understand the principles of evidence-based practice and the place of critically appraising the literature as one of its three pillars (professional experience, best available evidence, patient values and preferences)
    • Recognise different research methodologies and know the relevant questions to ask of them in order to assess validity, importance and applicability
    • Be aware of the tools and checklists available to assist you in reading critically
    • Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of a study.

    Note: This course is not being taught by a statistician and will not discuss the interpretation of statistics in detail.

     

    Pricing Information:

    Commercial organisation £110
    University £49

    Invoice Detail:

    Name NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE
    Building CALEDONIA HOUSE
    Street CARDONALD BUSINESS CENTRE
    City GLASGOW
    Postcode G51 4ED
    Subject ENDOWMENT FUND CG0337 EDUCATION AND TRAINING
    Detail Please provide details of the training course, date and name of attendee on the purchase order and email copy to GG-UHBGlasgowCRFeducation@nhs.net.
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