Cost: $210 (nonmember, $315)
Attendance Maximum: 25
Instructor(s): Connie Schardt,
AHIP, Associate Director, Public Services, Medical Center Library,
Duke University, Durham, NC
Offered: Saturday, May 17,
1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Get introduced to critical appraisal skills through
understanding the basic study designs (case-control, cohort, randomized
controlled clinical trial, systematic review, and meta analysis)
and the validity issues in clinical research. This engaging and
interactive course will focus on the basic designs in medicine and
the critical appraisal criteria for randomized controlled trials
and systematic reviews. After completing this course, learners will
be better able to identify good studies and support evidence-based
medicine in their own institutions.