Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Coláiste Ríoga na Máinleá in Éirinn

A Systematic Review: The Fundamentals and Statistics


This course is designed to up-skill healthcare workers on how to design and bring to a conclusion a Systematic Review for research purposes. This invaluable course will be of interest to many in varied healthcare professions and specialties. The day will inform the thinking behind a Systematic review from concept to publication and it will refer to the particular type of statistics that is relevant to this type of study.

Upcoming course dates

  • Tuesday, 10 April 2018 (9.30am - 5pm)
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Learning objectives

  • Understand the principals around the creating of a systematic review
  • Have more confidence of appraising existing published reviews
  • Have an increased knowledge of how to identify and select articles
  • Have more confidence in article appraisal
  • Have an in depth knowledge of the statistics used in systematic reviews
Who is this course suitable for? SHOs and registrars in all surgical specialties, emergency medicine doctors
Fee Free for eligible NCHDs on the CPDSS programme or €300 for others.
Faculty Dr Rose Galvin, University of Limerick
CPD points 7.5
Location RCSI, 5th floor, No. 26 York Street, Dublin 2, Ireland.
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Student testimonials

  • Improved basic understanding of study designs and statistics"
  • It was an excellent session, will help in research and exams"