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Does Cochrane provide online learning on conducting a systematic review of interventions?

Cochrane Training has developed an online introductory course on how to conduct a systematic review of interventions.

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  • Over 12 hours of self-directed learning on searching, risk of bias, meta-analysis, network meta-analysis, GRADE and the complete systematic review process, developed by world-leading experts in systematic review methods
  • Dynamic, flexible and engaging content designed for learners embarking on systematic review for the first time (as well as more experienced review authors, and users or commissioners of research)
  • Modular learning with over 100 bite-size learning units, building knowledge one step at a time
  • Clear explanations with stimulating interactions, quizzes, animations, examples and reference resources
  • Each module has an assessment for you to demonstrate the skills you have learned and download a module certificate

Eleven course modules: 

  1. Introduction to conducting systematic reviews
  2. Writing the review protocol
  3. Searching for studies
  4. Selecting studies and collecting data
  5. Introduction to study quality and risk of bias
  6. Analysing the data

  7. Interpreting the findings
  8. Reporting the review
  9. Introduction to health economics
  10. Network meta-analysis
  11. Health equity in systematic reviews
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  • 12-Feb-2020