Systematic Reviews (CISC8010)

15 (0.125 EFTS)
To enable the student to explore and develop an evaluative and critical approach to research and knowledge generation through systematic review and meta-analysis, which could be used by professionals advancing knowledge
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Health Science or the PGDip in Health Science or the PGCert in Health Science or Master of Applied Practice or PGDip in Applied Practice or PGCert in Applied Practice to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

1. Literature critique.
2. A critical sense of the hierarchy of evidence (case studies, case series, cohort, experimental trials, systematic review/meta-analysis).
3. Comparing evidence-based practice in a specific context.
4. Quality of a review according to quality criteria.
5. Systematic review and meta-analysis data presentation.
6. Statistical analysis of systematic reviews.
7. Search terms, including MESH headings, key terms.
8. Library searching and database use.
9. Establishing inclusion and exclusion criteria according to research question.
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 6407. This timetable is currently unavailable.

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