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Enduring Material Sponsored by the Stanford University School of Medicine. Presented by the Department of Health Research and Policy (Division of Epidemiology) at Stanford University School of Medicine.
This course seeks to fulfill the clinical community’s need to improve skills in the critical evaluation of clinical research papers. Competency in critical appraisal skills can have a significant impact by improving clinical practice, quality of research projects, and peer-review of manuscripts and grants. The course will utilize efficient and engaging videos with relevant clinical examples to cover essential research methodology principles.
The online format will provide opportunities for self-paced learning and practicing critical appraisal of published studies that evaluate screening efficacy. This applies to all specialties in various settings of practice.
This course is designed for physicians, medical researchers, residents, fellows, allied health providers, including nurses and physician assistants, across all specialty areas.
The Stanford University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Stanford University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
If you would like to earn CME credit from Stanford University School of Medicine for participating in this course, please review the information here prior to beginning the activity.
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
Analyze the key design features of screening studies.
Develop strategies to critically appraise screening studies and determine if study results are valid.