Thinking Critically Series: Interpreting Screening Trials
Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Health Research and Policy (Division of Epidemiology) at Stanford University School of Medicine.
This course seeks to fulfill the clinical community’s need to improve skills in the critical evaluation of clinical research papers. Competency in critical appraisal skills can have a significant impact by improving clinical practice, quality of research projects, and peer-review of manuscripts and grants. The course will utilize efficient and engaging videos with relevant clinical examples to cover essential research methodology principles.
The online format will provide opportunities for self-paced learning and practicing critical appraisal of published studies that evaluate screening efficacy. This applies to all specialties in various settings of practice.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Who should attend?
This course is designed for physicians, medical researchers, residents, fellows, allied health providers, including nurses and physician assistants, across all specialty areas.
Course delivery details
This course is offered through Stanford University, a partner institute of EdX.
2-3 hours per week
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
- Analyze the key design features of screening studies.
- Develop strategies to critically appraise screening studies and determine if study results are valid.
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