About this event

  • Date and time Wed 13 Nov 2019 from 8:30am to 8:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Paediatrics and Child Health

This study day will promote the application and concepts of evidence-based medicine within paediatrics and child health and offer participants an update on relevant tools, resources and databases.

Topics include:

  • Know about evidence-based databases, their strengths and limitations and develop awareness around the levels and hierarchy of evidence
  • Understand the importance of formulating a PICO question in trying to answer clinical questions
  • Demonstrate the basics of literature search and know about Systematic Reviews, their value in EBM and how they are developed
  • Gain an overview of the principles of meta-analysis
  • Understand when to use simple statistical tests and their interpretation
  • Develop critical appraisal skills and practice their application in appraising published studies
  • Know about the different types of bias and the importance of assessing research bias
  • Value the use of EBM skills and critical thinking in daily clinical practice
  • Know about the use of evidence in complex, system-wide interventions
  • Gain ideas on how to get involved in evidence synthesis
  • Develop ideas and techniques to enhance the use of Journal Clubs in a meaningful way 

*Please ensure you book online before the event date - limited places available to register on the day*

Tickets

Standard pricing available until 12 November 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow
Day 1
£54.00 Meeting
£15.00 Workshop - LME evening
(optional)
RSM Trainee
Day 1
£33.00 Meeting
£15.00 Workshop - LME evening
(optional)

Non - Member

Consultant / GP
Day 1
£90.00 Meeting
£15.00 Workshop - LME evening
(optional)
Trainee
Day 1
£55.00 Meeting
£15.00 Workshop - LME evening
(optional)
London School of Paediatrics
Day 1
£50.00 Meeting
£15.00 Workshop - LME evening
(optional)

Agenda

View the programme

Registration
Welcome and introduction

Dr Defne Saatci, Paediatric Registrar, London School of Paediatrics

Session one

Navigating the hierarchy of evidence for pediatricians

Professor Alastair Sutcliffe, Consultant in General Paediatrics, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Top 5 research articles in paediatrics

Dr Ronny Cheung, Consultant in General Paediatrics, Evelina London Children’s Hospital

Exploring observational studies

Dr Joseph Ward, Paediatric Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow, University College London Hospitals Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Tea and coffee break

Session two

Delegates will be split into groups and rotate between two sessions (1 hour each, lunch in between). The order of the workshops will depend on group allocation

Interactive workshops - Round one
Workshop A: Critical appraisal of randomised controlled trials

Dr Andrew McCardle, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College London and Dr Neil Chanchlani, Paediatric Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and University of Exeter

Workshop B: Interpreting diagnostic studies in paediatric research

Dr Ruud Nijman, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Registrar and Academic Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London and Dr Haris Achilleos, Paediatric Emergency Registrar, Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust

Lunch
Interactive workshops - Round two
Workshop C: Critical appraisal of randomised controlled trials

Dr Andrew McCardle, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College London and Dr Neil Chanchlani, Paediatric Registrar and Clinical Research Fellow, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and University of Exeter

Workshop D: Interpreting diagnostic studies in paediatric research

Dr Ruud Nijman, Paediatric Emergency Medicine Registrar and Academic Clinical Lecturer, Imperial College London and Dr Haris Achilleos, Paediatric Emergency Registrar, Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust

Session three

Exploring systematic reviews and meta-analysis

Dr Charlotte Warren-Gash, Associate Professor, Wellcome Intermediate Clinical Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Tea and coffee

Session four

Ethical considerations in paediatric research – on and off the frontline

Dr Joe Brierley, Consultant Paediatric Intensivist, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Chair, Bloomsbury Local Research Ethics Committee

The patient journey – From trial to outcome

Dr Rachel Royston, Trial Manager and Ms Jessica Budgett, Research Assistant, University College London Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research and Patient/parent Representative

Meet the editors’ - Panel discussion

Dr Greta Mclachlan, Associate Editor, BMJ Practice, Mrs Juliet Dobson, Associate Editor, BMJ Opinions and Dr Ian Wacogne, Editor-in-Chief, Archives of Disease in Childhood, Education and Practice

Closing remarks

Dr Defne Saatci, Paediatric Registrar, London School of Paediatrics

Close of meeting

LME skills evening

Registration
Leadership opportunities for paediatric trainees

Dr Felicity Taylor, Consultant Paediatrician, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom