Introduction to Cochrane Methodology Workshop: Gothenburg, Sweden

Cochrane Sweden and Cochrane Norway welcome you to a 2-day workshop on basic Cochrane Methodology. The workshop is organized in cooperation with the Unit of Primary Healthcare, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Location: The workshop will be held at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The exact venue details will be announced later.
Participant criteria: The workshop is primarily aimed at PhD students with an interest in healthcare research but is also open for anyone to join. The level is basic and prior experience from conducting systematic reviews is not a requirement.
Objectives: The workshop will provide an introduction on practical and methodological issues of how to prepare a Cochrane systematic review of the effects of interventions. Topics will include; 
                   How to register a Cochrane title
                   Research question and PICO
                   Structure and importance of the protocol
                   Search strategy
                   Introduction to Cochrane tools (RevMan and Covidence)
                   Interpretation of results and metaanalysis
                   Risk of bias assessment
                   GRADE
                   Challenges that evidence-based medicine is facing
Format: The workshop will use a combination of lectures, small group learning based on worked examples, and plenary discussion. Participants will also be provided with a short reading list in advance of the workshop. The workshop will be taught in English.

Participant fee: Please register here. The workshop is free.
Registration deadline: 5th of January 2019
Contact: For more information about the course please contact Minna Johannson