Communicating Science Program: Review of a Scientific Article

The goal of this course is to present techniques for critical appraisal of scientific literature; to enable readers to choose only the highest-quality studies that will guide their research and to extrapolate information when necessary from studies of less rigorous design if high-quality trials are unavailable; to provide a list of questions you should ask when evaluating an article. 

This online training consists of nine modules.

Module 1: Course Objectives and Introduction
Module 2: Journal, Funding and Investigators
Module 3: Title and Abstract
Module 4: Introduction, Research Question and Hypothesis
Module 5: Methods
Module 6: Results, Tables and Figures
Module 7: Discussion and Conclusions
Module 8: Paper References
Module 9: Resources

Target Audience

Research staff  

Learning Objectives

1. To present techniques for critical appraisal of scientific literature.
2. To enable readers to choose only the highest-quality studies that will guide their research and to extrapolate information when necessary from studies of less rigorous design if high-quality trials are unavailable.
3. To provide a list of questions you should ask when evaluating an article

Additional Information

Provided by: 

The Division of Clinical Research 

Course summary
Course opens: 
08/27/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2022
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0

This is not an accredited course. 

Available Credit

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/27/2019
Course expires: 
12/31/2022

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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