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Medicine: Critical Appraisal - RCT Drug Trials (for University and NHS)
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Description

This course will help you understand how to critically appraise a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT). Using the CASP Checklist, the course covers samples and sample size, randomisation, bias, statistics, significance (P Values and Confidence Intervals) and relevance.

We ask that you read a paper that will be provided before you attend the session, in order for us to make the best use of the time together.

Target audience

Nurses, doctors, other health care professionals, and researchers

Prerequisites

Read the article sent to you prior to the session, and bring a copy with you to class.

Topics covered
  • Critical Appraisal
Aims

To understand how to critically appraise a randomised controlled trial (RCT)

Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals

Duration

One sesson of 90 minutes

Frequency

A number of times per year

Theme
Medicine

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