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London, United Kingdom
Developing teaching skills for learning critical appraisal
Experience a typical CASP (critical appraisal skills) workshop appraising a published paper, followed by a deconstruction of the methods and content. Sessions continue on; different appraisal tools for different study designs, making sense of the results and statistics used in health research,using interactive approaches in critical appraisal teaching, adapting CASP materials for different audiences including patients, carers and the public; teaching practice and peer to peer feedback.
By the end of this course, participants will feel confident about:
- Teaching critical appraisal skills to others
- Critically appraising research evidence
- Enhance their understanding of evidence-based practice in health and social care
- Develop their critical appraisal skills
- Develop their critical appraisal facilitation and teaching skills
- Appreciate how to plan and run critical appraisal workshops and cascade learning
Who should attend these workshops? People that have an interest in using research evidence in their work and/or teaching. If you want to help others learn how to critically appraise research evidence in your organisation, then this is the course for you. Participants in this training will benefit from having experienced critical appraisal training previously, either from CASP or other training providers.
Our courses are also a good opportunity to network with others involved in disseminating healthcare information, including participants & trainers and facilitators.
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The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP)
The Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) is part of Better Value Healthcare which is based in Oxford. The programme has been running since 1993, and developed workshops and tools for critical appraisal covering a wide range of research.
The philosophy of CASP has always been about sharing knowledge and understanding, working in ways that are non hierarchical, multidisciplinary and using problem based approaches. This ensures that it is accessible and has practical day to day application.
CASP runs 'Train the Trainer' courses each year which cover critical appraisal techniques and skills for teaching others, and also offers commissioned workshops for organisations to be delivered in house. These can be our standard workshop offer (around the appraisal of a systematic review/randomised controlled trial or qualitative study), or tailored to fit a clients need.