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NEW ONLINE LEARNING

2020-11-18T16:32:10+00:00

Launching CASP Online! We are very excited to let you know that today we are launching our first CASP online learning modules. So many of you have wanted to attend CASP training and now you can access CASP online, in the comfort of your own home. We are offering a 25% discount, which we will run for a limited time on these first courses. We have an introduction to critical appraisal and a bundle covering Randomised Controlled Trials, available now, and we will be adding more and more courses over the following months. Visit our online learning page here For a limited time [...]

NEW ONLINE LEARNING2020-11-18T16:32:10+00:00

Updated RCT Checklist

2020-10-12T11:55:44+01:00

Take a look at our newly updated RCT checklist. Following a review by Erica Ison & Penny Grey, and by using feedback from the CASP community, we have made some slight changes to the overall structure and content, and some changes to terminology. Here are a couple of the changes we have made, which we hope will make this checklist even easier to follow and use: We have changed the structure from 3 to 4 sections -  Is the basic study design valid for a randomised controlled trial? (Section A)  Was the study methodologically sound? (Section B)  What are the results? [...]

Updated RCT Checklist2020-10-12T11:55:44+01:00

Bookings now open for CASP ‘Train the Trainer 2020’

2020-04-08T11:21:19+01:00

Dates: 12-14 October 2020 Venue: Kellogg College, Oxford, UK. Our next ‘Train the Trainer’ course is now open for bookings! These workshops take place over 3 days and help develop teaching skills for learning critical appraisal. During the workshops you will experience a typical CASP (critical appraisal skills) workshop appraising a published paper, followed by a deconstruction of the methods and content. Sessions will continue on: Study designs Structuring a workshop How to use a checklist Making sense of statistics and numbers used in research How to teach, and use interactive approaches Teaching practice and peer to peer feedback Educational objectives [...]

Bookings now open for CASP ‘Train the Trainer 2020’2020-04-08T11:21:19+01:00

CASP Workshops in Egypt

2019-02-13T08:36:26+00:00

CASP Egypt Workshops - Book Now Taking place at the National Research Centre (NRC) in Giza, Egypt between 6-7th March 2019. Suitable for; graduate students and research supervisors carrying out systematic reviews, RCT's or diagnostic studies, peer reviewers, physicians and healthcare workers interested in clinical research, healthcare policy makers and guideline developers, and, clinicians who want to use research evidence in professional practice. Trainers to include: Professor Inas Sami Dr Ahmed Elkhadem Dr Dalia Saba Dr Hend Salah Dr Ahmed Kotb To register and for further details please contact: (within Egypt) +2011-44111149 Venue: National Research Centre, New Conference Hall, 33 el [...]

CASP Workshops in Egypt2019-02-13T08:36:26+00:00

Training on teaching skills for critical appraisal – bookings now being taken

2018-12-05T13:58:27+00:00

Dates: 4-6 November 2019 Our next ‘Train the Trainer’ course is now open for bookings! These workshops take place over 3 days and help develop teaching skills for learning critical appraisal. During the workshops you will experience a typical CASP (critical appraisal skills) workshop appraising a published paper, followed by a deconstruction of the methods and content. Sessions continue on; different appraisal tools for different study designs, making sense of the results and statistics used in health research, using interactive approaches in critical appraisal teaching, adapting CASP materials for different audiences including patients, carers and the public; teaching practice and peer [...]

Training on teaching skills for critical appraisal – bookings now being taken2018-12-05T13:58:27+00:00

Want to get high quality research evidence to inform your health decisions quickly?

2018-08-06T09:20:43+01:00

Professor Amanda Burls, a former director of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme, has produced a mobile app called BestEvidence that enables users to get access to the best available evidence at the time it is needed. It works by accessing the TRIP database which searches many resources, including PubMed and the Cochrane Library. A special free CASP version of BestEvidence is available. To get this on your mobile phone open the web browser on your phone and go to www.BestEvidence.Info/CASP which will take you to the page where you can register an account. (BestEvidence can also be used on a table or [...]

Want to get high quality research evidence to inform your health decisions quickly?2018-08-06T09:20:43+01:00

Training on teaching skills for critical appraisal

2018-03-21T11:15:39+00:00

Our next 'Train the Trainer' course is now open for bookings! These workshops take place over 3 days and help develop teaching skills for learning critical appraisal. During the workshops you will experience a typical CASP (critical appraisal skills) workshop appraising a published paper, followed by a deconstruction of the methods and content. Sessions continue on; different appraisal tools for different study designs, making sense of the results and statistics used in health research, using interactive approaches in critical appraisal teaching, adapting CASP materials for different audiences including patients, carers and the public; teaching practice and peer to peer feedback. By [...]

Training on teaching skills for critical appraisal2018-03-21T11:15:39+00:00
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