Epidemiology and Biostatistics
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Division of Epidemiology and​​​ Biostatistics​

Short Courses

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Primer in Systematic Reviews

The Primer is a 8 week online short course aimed at busy clinicians or decision makers to find, appraise, interpret and consider the use of systematic reviews of effects. Coursework is done exclusively online, at your own pace and requires about 2 to 3 hours of effort per week. Participants are encouraged to engage with colleagues and facilitators via forums and live Q&A sessions. The primer in systematic review course is interactive, fun and informative. Whether you are a clinician, policy maker or researcher, if you want to know more about finding, appraising, and using the best available evidence, this course is for you.

Aim: The course aims for participants to find, appraise, interpret and consider the use of systematic reviews of effects. This is not a course on how to do a Systematic Review or meta-analysis.

Prerequisites: None

Duration and dates: 8 weeks (online). Offerings vary, for more info contact Liesel Floor lieselfloor@sun.ac.za

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