Critical Appraisal of Case Control Studies (online)
Critical appraisal has become an absolutely crucial health science librarian skill. In this webinar, you’ll learn from Amy Blevins and Laura Menard, two of MLAs resident critical appraisal experts, how to identify, appraise, and interpret case control studies–one of the most important clinical research study types. In the process, you’ll learn basic tenets of evidence-based practice and skills you can apply to other study types and teach to others.
If you are new to critical appraisal, Amy and Laura will ease your learning journey by taking you step-by-step through the process of appraising a case control study. If you have critical appraisal experience, you’ll benefit from their systematic approach to what can be a complicated study type.
You’ll leave the webinar with a toolkit that will enable you to evaluate a case control study, a simple guide to interpreting case control study results, and an understanding of common measures for reporting the results of a case control study… and with skills you that enable you to increase your impact in your workplace!
The skills that you gain in this webinar will allow you to both assess the quality of case control studies as well as teach others to critically appraise medical research.