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Reading Research – An introduction to critical appraisal

The library runs two training sessions looking at how to read research using critical appraisal techniques. One session focuses on quantitative research and the other on qualitative research.

Both sessions - Outline

Both sessions will look at:

  • Introduction to critical appraisal
  • What is critical appraisal?
  • Tips for success
  • CASP checklist
  • Differences between quantitative and qualitative research

Quantitative will include:

  • Outline of different types of quantitative research
  • Statistical methods - P-values, Power calculations, intention to treat, confidence intervals

Qualitative will include:

  • Outline of different methods of qualitative research.

Advanced booking is required as you will be required to read the paper which will be appraised during the session.

To book please contact: Michael.Walne@kingstonhospital.nhs.uk

Qualitative Dates

Day

Date

Time

Thursday

16/02/2017

10:00-12:00

Thursday

09/03/2016

14:00-16:00

Thursday

30/03/2017

10:00-12:00

Thursday

20/04/2016

14:00-16:00

Thursday

18/05/2017

10:00-12:00

Thursday

01/06/2017

14:00-16:00

 

Quantitative Dates

Day

Date

Time

Thursday

16/02/2017

14:00-16:00

Thursday

09/03/2016

10:00-12:00

Thursday

30/03/2017

14:00-16:00

Thursday

20/04/2016

9:30-11:30

Thursday

18/05/2017

14:00-16:00

Thursday

01/06/2017

10:00-12:00

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