About this event

  • Date and time Wed 13 Nov 2019 from 8:30am to 5:00pm
  • 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¬†


Standard pricing available until 12 November 2019.


RSM Fellow RSM Trainee
£54.00 £33.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP Trainee London School of Paediatrics
£90.00 £55.00 £50.00


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