Workshop on Developing a Protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review
Aug 6 2019
Cochrane Malaysia conducted a workshop on developing a protocol for a Cochrane Systematic Review from 6-8 August 2019 at RCSI & UCD Malaysia Campus. Cochrane Trainers from RUMC – Professor Jackie Ho, Dr Tan May Loong, Associate Professor Foong Siew Cheng and Dr Foong Wai Cheng conducted the workshop. It covered what is required to complete a Cochrane protocol for an intervention review including an introduction on how to use Cochrane to answer a clinical question. Over the 3-days, 22 participants from all over Malaysia and 2 from Indonesia were taken through a mixture of presentations, small group activities as well as hands-on computer sessions. Also present were some RUMC graduates who wanted to make a head start in their careers by equipping themselves with research skills.
About the Workshop
This workshop is for individuals whom are in the process of or are considering authoring a Cochrane systematic review. It is most suited to authors who already have registered title, but authors who have not yet identified a title will also benefit from the course and will be given assistance to develop a title. The workshop is conducted by internationally recognised Cochrane Trainers.
This course aims to cover what is needed to complete a Cochrane protocol for an intervention review. It begins with an introduction to Cochrane and a brief overview of the format of a Cochrane systematic review. Over the 3-day workshop a mixture of presentations and a small group activities is used as well as hands-on computer sessions. This workshop also covers formulating clinical questions, locating studies, appraising risk of bias and the basics of meta-analysis needed to write the methods section of a protocol.
29-31 October 2019.
*CPD Points awarded | HRDF Claimable*