How to Conduct Research

Summary

Suitable for: SHOs and registrars in all surgical specialties; emergency medicine doctors

This course focuses on research methodology. It helps to develop the skills required to plan, conduct and disseminate individual research projects.

Specific topics include:

  • Study design
  • Levels of evidence
  • Defining research questions
  • Obtaining ethical approval

Learning outcomes

  • Principles of research
  • Levels of evidence
  • Critical appraisal of a journal article
  • Designing a research study