Location: Institute for Work & Health, Toronto, Ontario
Registration deadline: April 19, 2017
About the workshop
This workshops is designed to teach participants how to plan, conduct and communicate the results of a systematic review. Upon completion of a workshop, participants should have the knowledge and skills necessary to: plan and carry out a basic systematic review, understand the appropriate methods for more complex analysis, interpret the results of a meta-analysis, and accurately communicate the results and interpretation of a review.
Who should attend?
This workshop is intended for clinical trainees, clinicians, decision-makers, academics and researchers (epidemiologists, statisticians) with a general interest in the methodology of systematic reviews and for those planning to conduct a systematic review in the future.
The three-day workshop combines a series of short lectures and exercises, led by Institute staff and invited lecturers from Canada and Europe. Extensive handout materials are provided.
- Evidence-based medicine, systematic reviews and Cochrane
- Literature searches
- Methodological quality of randomized controlled trials
- Introduction to meta-analysis
- Systematic reviews of observational studies
- Software for conducting meta-analysis and systematic reviews
- Critical appraisal of systematic reviews
- Dissemination, implementation and guidelines
Registration fees are as follows:
Student/trainee* $ 500
The fees cover all handouts, learning materials and a copy of RevMan software. Fees also cover the cost of lunches and coffee breaks. Participants are responsible for their own accommodation and transportation.
* Proof of enrolment in a graduate or post-graduate program or post-doctoral fellowship is required.
How to register
Because space is limited, registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
To register, visit: www.iwh.on.ca/systematic-review-workshops/register