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An Introduction to the Cochrane Library and Critical Appraisal of Quantitative Research


A half day workshop designed as an introduction to evidence-based medicine and critical appraisal of QUANTITATIVE research. This course is free, available to all NHS and social care staff in Essex and can be delivered at any sites in Essex. SEPT, NEPFT, ACE and NELFT staff who work outside Essex may also attend if an equivalent session is not available at their local healthcare library.

It is also available for specific staff groups/teams/departments and can be embedded in your department training programme or booked as a stand-alone course, perhaps as part of a departmental training day.

This workshop is accredited for 3 CPD points by the Royal College of Anaesthetists and The Institute of Biomedical Science.

Course Content


Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

Date and Duration

Due to staff shortage, there will be limited workshop. If you are interested in attending one in the future, please be in touch.

An Introduction to the Cochrane Library & Critical AppraisalThursday 6th July 10.00am-12.30pm at Parndon Hall in HarlowBook This Course
An Introduction to the Cochrane Library & Critical AppraisalMonday 17th July 9.30am-12pm at Basildon in Education Centre Room B1Book This Course



For more information, contact Liz Hunwick, Library Services Manager, Tel: 01268 524900 Ext 8272

Further Information

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