Course information

Course title
How to Perform High Quality Preclinical Research Through Systematic Reviews
University / Organization
Radboud University
City
Nijmegen
Country
The Netherlands
Academic level
Both Msc and PhD
Language
English
School
Address
Course director
Course lecturer(s)
Judith van Luijk Postdoctoral researcher Department for Health Evidence / HTA / SYRCLE Radboud UMC
Course aim
After this course you will be able to: - Identify factors in animal studies that can hamper interpretation, translatability and reproducibility. - Explain the most important advantages of and challenges for systematic reviews of animal studies - Build a comprehensive search strategy in PubMed - Perform and interpret an assessment of the methodological quality of animal studies - Perform and interpret a simple meta-analysis of animal studies
Course contents / programme
In this course, you will get an extensive introduction to the concept of systematic reviews of animal studies and to the differences between these review methods and classical reviews. Both the advantages and the limitations of systematic reviews will be discussed. The course will be given by SYRCLE, one of the leading centres in the world specialised in systematic reviews of animal studies. Since 2009, SYRCLE has developed a unique education program, as well as tools and guidelines to promote and facilitate the conduct of systematic reviews of animal studies.
Required Knowledge and preparation
Teaching methods
Assessment
Course type
Summer School
Consecutive days
Yes
Online course
No
Duration (net days)
5
Credits
2
Course fee
€675, 10-25% early bird + partner discount if you apply before March 1st, 2019.
Direct e-mail to register
Paper submission required?
none
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front approval