ISID Complex, Vasant Kunj Institutional Area, New Delhi
Objectives: This workshop is to support author teams which have submitted TRFs for publication in Campbell Library. The workshop will introduce the participants to the various components of a Campbell Review Protocol, and MECCIR standards.
Methods: This workshop includes lectures, discussion, group and computer exercises. Participants should bring their own laptops and should download Cochrane’s RevMan software from this site: http://community.cochrane.org/tools/review-production-tools/revman-5/revman-5-download prior to the workshop.
Instructors: Dr. Howard White (CEO, Campbell Collaboration), Hugh Waddington (Co-Chair, International Development Coordinating Group (IDCG), Campbell Collaboration), Denny John (Evidence Synthesis Specialist, Campbell Collaboration), and Ashrita Saran (Evidence Synthesis Specialist, Campbell Collaboration).
To register please mail Denny John on firstname.lastname@example.org stating name, affiliation and the name of the Campbell review for which you are member of the author team. This event is free of charge. A limited number of bursaries are available for travel and accommodation for participants from out of Delhi.
Day 1: Wednesday, 13 December 2017
09.10-10.30 Presentations by groups on TRF (five minutes each)
10:30-11:00 What goes in a protocol?
Exercise: Populate the protocol template from the TRF.
(includes Break at 11.00)
11:45-12:45 Logic Models
Exercise: draft the logic model for your intervention
13.45-14.30 Continue protocol exercises
14.30-15.00 Preparing a search strategy
15.30-17.00 Exercise: Develop a search strategy [name databases and key elements of search strings]
Day 2: Thursday, 14 December 2017
9:00-9:30 Approaches for data extraction (Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Cost-effectiveness)
09.30-10.30 Exercise: draft coding forms
11.00-11:30 Risk of Bias approaches in various review types, critical appraisal
11.30-12.00 Exercise: Identify critical appraisal tools to be used
12.00-12.45 Synthesis: GRADE, Summary of Findings, Meta-analysis, Qualitative & Mixed Methods, Cost-effectiveness analysis
13.45-15.45 Protocol preparation (tea break at 15.00)
16.15-16.45 Planning of work ahead
17:00-17:15 Group photo
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