We covered the following topics

Module 1 – Principles of Critical Appraisal
The RCT as an exemplar
Identification of research question
Potential sources of bias
Presentation of results
How to approach a paper

Module 2 – Critical appraisal in practice
Looking beyond RCTs
Retrospective studies
“Real world” studies
Checklists and scoring
Practical session with feedback

Module 3 – Application to our client's evidence
Guided tour of key studies, highlighting strengths and weaknesses

Our training aims to be practical with lots of time for the delegates to practice what they learn and have fun doing it too. We had great feedback from this training session and a request for more.