Systematic reviews play a crucial role in this era of Evidence Based Medicine and clinical guidelines. Systematic reviews use a systematic and transparent approach to identify all relevant articles, appraise the risk of bias, examine sources of variation, and, if appropriate, meta-analyse the results of the primary studies.
- Explain the rationale for performing a systematic review
- List the key steps of a systematic review
- Formulate a proper review question addressing a therapeutic dilemma
- Understand the design of a comprehensive and efficient search strategy to identify relevant RCT’s in electronic bibliographic databases
- Explain the main types of bias in a therapeutic study
- Assess primary studies (RCT) for their risk of bias and report these findings
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By taking the program you will:
- Explain the difference between fixed and random effects approach and their assumptions
- Perform & interpret the findings of a meta-analysis (fixed & random approach)
- Interpret the different measures of heterogeneity
- Interpret the results of a meta-regression model
- List and explain the different types of reporting bias
- Critically appraise systematic reviews
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- 21 days
- 14 hrs/week
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Enrollment deadline 31 May, 14 Feb
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
To enroll in this course, you need:
- A BSc degree in biomedical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine or veterinary medicine, or a comparable degree
- Basic knowledge about epidemiology and statistical data analysis. Elevate courses offering this knowledge include Introduction to Epidemiology and Introduction to Statistics
- Basic understanding of the principles of clinical epidemiology, regarding the design, conduct & analysis of a therapeutic randomized controlled trial.
- Sufficient proficiency in English reading and writing
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International870 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 870 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
EU/EEA870 EUR/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 870 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
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