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Title: Introduction to Critical Appraisal

Category: Critical Appraisal

Description: Supporting the need to use the best evidence in decision making, research, and study, this 2 hour critical appraisal course equips candidates with the basic theory and tools required to understand why and how to appraise a research paper.

What does this course cover?

This session will support you to recognise the importance and value of critically evaluating evidence, and understand the value of a focussed research question in the appraisal process. It supports participants to understand the structure and limitations of the published journal article format and identify the key elements within a journal article. The session will include practical experience of using the CASP appraisal tools to evaluate journal articles.

Who is this course for?

Anyone wishing to develop basic practical skills in evaluating and appraising published research. You may be completely new to critical appraisal, or it could be a refresher from previous study. This course is useful to support those undertaking formal academic study, but also for any NHS staff who want to improve their confidence and ability in evidence based practice, in any professional field.

Course Outline: Not supplied

Time / Date Information

Start Date: 23/07/2024

Duration: 11:00 - 13:00

Book by Date (Deadline): 16/07/2024

Location Information

Venue: Online via MS Teams

Staff Information

Tutor: Heather Steele

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