Our first midyear workshop

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to invite you to our first midyear courses: “Systematic review and Meta-analysis workshop”.

Course Method: Interactive workshops & Hands on experience.

►►COURSE SYLLABUS◄◄
FIRST DAY * TUESDAY 2/2
1- Why Systematic reviews?
2- Types of Systematic reviews
3- Steps of Systematic reviews
4- How to search the literature, export results & check duplications [Using Zotero/ Endnote]
5- How to screen abstracts [Abstrackr/Covidence]

SECOND DAY * WEDNESDAY 3/2
6- Quality assessment of interventional studies using Cochrane ROB tool
7- How to construct baseline characteristics table
8- Generating PRISMA flow diagram and Risk of Bias graph & summary
9- Standard reporting of Systematic reviews [PRISMA checklist domains]
10- Introduction to Meta-analysis

THIRD DAY * THURSDAY 4/10
11- Interpretation of forest plot
12- Choosing statistical method and outcome measure
13- Pooling continuous and categorical outcomes in meta-analysis model
14- Assessing and Resolving heterogeneity
15- Subgroup analysis and Sensitivity analysis
16- Assessment of Publication bias and interpretation of Funnel plot

►►TIME & SETTING◄◄
• Duration: Three days
• Date: From 2/2 to 4/2
• Time: [10:00 am to 3:00 pm] everyday
• Setting: Career Gates center @El-Mesa7a Street @Dokkia, Giza, Egypt
• No certificates are awarded.
• Available seats: Limited

►►LECTURER◄◄
• Main instructor: Ahmed Negida
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Ahmed_Negida
• Workshops’ facilitator: Hussien Ahmed

►►REQUIREMENTS◄◄
• Bring your laptop in all course days.
• Download Review Manager: http://tech.cochrane.org/revman/download
• Download Open meta[analyst]: http://www.cebm.brown.edu/openmeta/
• Download Zotero: https://www.zotero.org/download/
• Download EndNote: http://endnote.com/downloads/30-day-trial
• Make an account on Covidence: https://www.covidence.org/

►►HOW TO JOIN ◄◄
1- Fill the online application: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2529703/Workshop-registration-Systematic-Review-and-Meta-analysis
2- Pay the course fees = 150 L.E (covering seat fees, break and lecturer fees)

►► PAYMENT METHOD ◄◄
Course fees (150 L.E) are paid through Vodafone Cash service to the number 01007864573
For inquiries, send your inquiry in a message to our FB page.

FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/443940849123746/

Kind regards,

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