Course Structure

Evidence Based Medicine, what is it?
What is Critical Appraisal?
How to find papers to answer your question?
How a paper is structured
Different forms of research
Different terminology used to describe research designs
Different categories of evidence
Hierarchy of evidence
Further terminology to be aware of
Statistical methods
Being Aware of Outcomes
Diagnostic studies
Terminology to be aware of in a diagnostic paper
Likelihood ratios and area under the curve
Critical Appraisal of a Diagnostic Study
Therapeutic studies
Treatment effect
Critical Appraisal of a Therapeutic Study
Final Quiz
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How should we use the site?

The course has been designed to cover a broad syllabus of critical appraisal. The structure of the modules takes the user through the syllabus in a logical fashion with examples of clinical practice. The user should listen to the podcast and then answer the associated questions to consolidate their learning.

Once all modules have been answered the user can complete the ‘final quiz’. This will then release a certificate of completion and recognition of time spent on CPD.

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You will be assigned either 6 weeks or 6 months access to the course.

If the unlikely scenario were to arise that the server went down, we would extend your membership to the site to reflect this lost time.

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