8 Apr - 9 Apr '16

Evidence in Transplantation Course 2016

This two-days course is aimed at professionals actively involved in organ and tissue transplantation who want to increase their skills in evidence-based decision-

Evidence in Transplantation Course 2016

Programme Information:

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME


Friday, 8 April 2016                            


9.00 – 9.10              General introduction and welcome             


9.10 – 9.40              Introduction to evidence-based transplantation 


9.40 – 10.10            How to read a paper?                          


10.10 – 11.10          Appraising a paper on a therapeutic intervention          


11.10 – 11.30          Coffee/tea break


11.30 – 11.50           How to do a systematic review – part 1       


                                    Introduction to concept

                                    Defining a question


11.50 – 12.10           Systematic review: PICO                        Practical workshop


12.10 – 13.00            Systematic review: Searching the literature    practical workshop


13.00 – 13.40          Lunch


13.40 – 14.30           Systematic review: Identify eligible papers  Practical workshop


14.30 – 15.15          Tour of the museum                   


15.15 – 15.30          Coffee/tea break


15.30 – 17.30           An introduction to statistics for evidence appraisal                   Practical workshop


                                    Reviewing outcome measures, common measures of association and intervention effects


                                    Interpreting p-values and confidence intervals


17.30 – 18.30          Networking part 1 - Nuffield lounge


18.30 – 22.00          Networking part 2       


 


Saturday, 9 April 2016                            


9.00 – 9.45      How to do a systematic review – part 2                      


                          Bias assessment

                          Data extraction and synthesis

                          Conclusions


9.45 – 11.00    Systematic review: Data extraction                   Practical workshop


                          Assessment of bias

                          Data extraction


11.00 – 11.15  Coffee/tea break


11.15 – 12.15  Systematic review: Meta-analysis                                  /


                           Introduction to meta-analysis software   Practical workshop

                           Creating forest plots


12.15 – 13.00 Prepare presentation of systematic review     Small groups


13.00 – 13.30  Lunch


13.30 – 14.00  Prepare presentation of systematic review


14.00 – 14.45  A practical example: Presentation of a systematic review 


14.45 – 15.30  Group presentations of systematic reviews                


15.30 – 15.45  Abstract winner and wrap up