The Nottingham Systematic Review Course
18 - 21 Jun
University of Nottingham
This course qualifies for 24 Royal College of Physicians CPD Points.
The Nottingham Systematic Review Course is aimed at participants who wish to become proficient in developing and undertaking a Cochrane-style systematic review of interventions. As this is an introductory course, no previous knowledge of systematic reviewing is required.
This is a hands-on course with a high focus on practical and computer-based learning delivered through demonstrations, guided practical exercises and facilitated tutorials using Review Manager (RevMan) and Endnote software. Experienced facilitators are on hand to give you practical advice on undertaking publishable systematic reviews.
No prior knowledge is required, though to maximise your learning, Nottingham University ask you to have considered the topic (PICO) of your own review prior to the course.
Please note that this course does not cover diagnostic or qualitative methods systematic reviews. Please contact the organisers if you need more information on whether this is the right course for you.
What will you learn?
- Identify and Clarify your Review Questions
- Understand and Develop Search Strategies
- Manage the Results of Systematic Searches
- Extract Data and Assess the Risk of Bias of Included Studies
- Understand and carry out the Syntheses of Data Extracted, Apply the Methodology
- Conduct Reviews Independently.
Professor Brigitte Scammell, Professor in Orthopaedics, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.
Clinical Associate-Professor Alexia Karantana, Clinical Associate-Professor in Hand Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham.
Ms Judy Wright, Senior Information Specialist, Faculty of Medicine and Health, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds.
Professor Sarah Lewington, Scientific Director- MSc in Global Health Science, University of Oxford.
Ms Jun Xia, Co-Director Nottingham Ningbo GRADE Centre, University of Nottingham-Ningbo.
Mr FarhadShokraneh, Research Fellow (Information Specialist), Cochrane Schizophrenia Group, Nottingham, UK.
The course venue is the new state of the art Teaching & Learning Hub, at the University of Nottingham, University Park Campus.
Early Bird discount fee is £800 if booked before 31 March, 2019. Later bookings, fee is £895. A limited number of places are available to University of Nottingham PG students and staff at 25% discount. The course fee includes all learning materials, refreshments and lunch every day, plus farewell evening meal on Thursday 20 June, 2019.
For general enquiries please email Carrie Chalmers.
For further course information please visit the course webpage.
To book direct online please visit the Nottingham Systematic Review Course-Online Shop.
Course content enquiries please email Jun Xia.
The Centre for Evidence Based Hand Surgery (CEBHS) is a collaboration between the British Society for Surgery of the Hand, The University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, working with patients and the wider community of all those involved in hand surgery care.
What previous delegates said about the course:
‘One of the best courses I have ever attended. A vast amount of relevant and comprehensive information conveyed in an efficient and digestible way. Outstanding quality of presenters, organisation excellent and professional. All round top course, thank you.’
'I have learnt a great deal. I have a much better understanding of what is involved in a systematic review now.’
‘It has been a wonderful experience. I go out of this course significantly different than when I arrived and leave with a lot of will to apply many concepts. Thank you to all in the team!’