Train the Trainer Course: Developing teaching skills for learning critical appraisal

Summary: Experience a typical CASP (critical appraisal skills) workshop appraising a piece of published research, followed by a deconstruction of the methods and content. Sessions continue on; different study types, the use of statistics used in health research, how to use interactive approaches in critical appraisal teaching, adapting CASP materials for different audiences including patients, carers and the public, small group teaching practice and peer to peer feedback.

Who should attend this course? People that have an interest in using research evidence in their work and/or teaching. If you want to help others learn how to critically appraise research evidence in your organisation, then this is the course for you.

By the end of this course, participants will feel more confident about:

Critically appraising research evidence

Teaching critical appraisal skills to others

Participants will:

  • Enhance their understanding of evidence-based practice
  • Develop their critical appraisal skills
  • Develop their critical appraisal facilitation and teaching skills
  • Appreciate how to plan and run critical appraisal workshops and cascade learning

We are currently adapting our face-to-face train the trainer course into a series of virtual workshop sessions, please register your interest to us and we can contact you when dates go online for bookingemail us at:

What Previous Participants Thought

“Structured, helpful, definitely develops skills and knowledge”

“I have learnt so much this week, great approach to teaching”

“Very good, I was blown over by finally understanding some of the statistical details”

“Teaching is of an excellent standard”