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Scrubbing In Course: Meta-analysis Fundamentals

18th May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm (GMT)
18th May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm (GMT)
£250 (GBP)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
ONLINE

Description

A step-by-step, hands-on course to master data analysis and interpretation.

Understand the basics of pooling and analysing data for impactful insights.

Digital tools and outstanding expertise will be provided!

Summary

Embark on a comprehensive journey to mastering the art of meta-analysis with Scrubbing In’s virtual course. This enlightening workshop, designed for enthusiasts and professionals alike, is set to take place on May 18th, from 10 am to 4 pm, and is priced at £250. Throughout this one-day virtual event, participants will dive deep into the fundamentals of meta-analysis, understanding the significance of data pooling for generating impactful insights. The course will guide you through a detailed step-by-step process, from data extraction to interpretation, ensuring you gain hands-on experience with practical exercises using fictional examples. You’ll develop proficiency in reading and interpreting complex data sets and forest plots, equipping you with the necessary skills to navigate through conflicting studies and synthesize evidence effectively. Furthermore, attendees will have the unique opportunity to access RevMan Web, Cochrane’s bespoke software for meta-analysis, enhancing their learning experience with top-tier resources. Don’t miss this chance to enhance your data interpretation skills and navigate the intricacies of evidence synthesis with confidence.

Learning objectives

1. Understand the Concept and Importance of Meta-Analysis: Participants will learn the foundational concepts of meta-analysis, including its significance in synthesizing research findings across multiple studies to draw more generalized conclusions. 2. Identify and Extract Relevant Data: Learn how to systematically search for, select, and critically appraise relevant studies, and extract necessary data for meta-analysis effectively. 3. Perform Statistical Analysis for Meta-Analysis: Gain hands-on experience in applying statistical methods to analyze pooled data, including calculating effect sizes, confidence intervals, and performing heterogeneity assessments. 4. Interpret Meta-Analysis Results: Develop the ability to read and interpret forest plots and other graphical representations of meta-analysis results, understanding the implications of findings in a broader context. 5. Navigate Software for Meta-Analysis: Acquire practical skills in using RevMan Web, Cochrane’s software for conducting meta-analyses, including data entry, analysis, and interpretation within the software environment. 6. Address Heterogeneity and Publication Bias: Learn strategies to explore and address heterogeneity among studies and understand the impact of publication bias on meta-analysis results. 7. Apply Meta-Analysis Findings to Evidence-Based Practice: Understand how to integrate findings from meta-analyses into evidence-based practice, policy-making, or further research, considering the strengths and limitations of synthesized evidence. 8. Engage in Practical Exercises: Through practical exercises using fictional examples, participants will apply learned concepts to conduct meta-analyses, from start to finish, enhancing their learning through real-world application.
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18th May 2024
9:00am - 3:00pm (GMT)
£250 (GBP)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
ONLINE