01. December 2020 - 10:00 till 13:00
St Pancras Hospital Conference Centre, West Wing
United KingdomLondon4 St Pancras Way

Critical Appraisal Skills Training Workshop (Qualitative Research) , St Pancras Hospital Conference Centre, West Wing, Tuesday, 01. December 2020

Critical appraisal skills are crucial to implementing evidence-based healthcare. This one-day course is designed by the Library and Knowledge Team for Trainees in Psychiatry.  It includes two ½ day workshops on quantitative and qualitative research evidence.  The purpose of these workshop is to introduce critical appraisal, to describe the major features of quantitative and qualitative research and to appraise a quantitative and a qualitative research paper.


Learning Outcomes: By the end of the study day you should have the confidence to read the quantitative and qualitative research papers in your field critically and to identify their strengths and weaknesses. 


The critical appraisal of qualitative research workshop provides you with an opportunity to:



Understand different study designs


What they can be used for


Know the anatomy of research paper


Learn common features of this type of research


Understand the importance of setting of the research and recruitment of participants


Understand different ways of sampling, data collection and analysis


Using CASP Checklist, gain skills that will help you to read, interpret and implement research evidence more effectively ​



This course is free and open to all staff who have an interest in research (doctors, dentists, nurses, research assistants etc.) working in or associated with North and West London Trusts.


If you are no longer able to attend this training event, please notify us a minimum of 48 hours  before date of the training session, so that we may offer your space to another delegate.

Tuesday, 01. December 2020, St Pancras Hospital Conference Centre, West Wing, Critical Appraisal Skills Training Workshop (Qualitative Research)

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