Principles and Practicalities of Healthcare Systematic Reviews


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

This course is designed for those who want to perform and/or critically appraise systematic reviews and meta-analyses. It predominantly covers systematic reviews of healthcare interventions, with some material being equally relevant to systematic reviews of other topics. This course will take you through the process of doing a systematic review and focus on practicalities rather than theory.

This course is run over two days:

  • Part A: Wednesday, 1 December 2021
  • Part B: Wednesday, 15 December 2021

Faculty: Dr Rose Galvin, University of Limerick

Learning objectives

  • Understand the principals around creating a systematic review
  • Increased confidence in appraising existing published reviews
  • Enhanced knowledge of how to identify and select articles
  • Increased confidence in article appraisal
  • In-depth knowledge of the statistics used in systematic reviews