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CA3: Introduction to Randomised Controlled Trials


Introduction to Randomised Controlled Trials

Course Information: An interactive introduction to randomised controlled trial research for critical appraisal covering;

  • What is a randomised controlled trial?
  • Identifying and assessing bias in randomised controlled trials
  • Tools to support randomised controlled trial critical appraisal

Prior Knowledge: No prior experience of the subject content is required but it will help you if you have completed CA1: Introduction to Critical Appraisal and Study Designs and  CA2: Introduction to Qualitative Critical Appraisal in advance of participating in this event

Information you need to know:

  • The trainer is Dr Michelle Maden
  • Information about the trainer - The sessions will be led by Dr Michelle Maden, an experienced information specialist and systematic reviewer. Michelle has over 20 years’ experience of critical appraisal to support journal clubs and systematic reviews. These sessions are based on a series of face-to-face workshops developed over the years for the LIHNN network, adapted for online webinar delivery.
  • By booking onto this course you will be giving permission for the event organiser to pass your email onto the trainer. This is to enable them to contact you with further course details, training links and questionnaires (put in same box as course information but after the main description from below appears)
  • Each participant will need their own computer (not ipad or phone) and audio facility (phone or VOIP), a camera is useful but not needed.
  • By booking on to this course you have confirmed that you have accepted the terms of our privacy statement. The details you provided are managed in accordance with the Health Education England's (HEE's) Privacy Notice (full details can be found in: We process all personal data in accordance with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) policy and HEE's data protection registration details, as held at the Information Commissioner's Office.

Event Date: 24 June 2020 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Closing Date: Bookings closed

Category: National CPD Event

Trainer: Dr Michelle Maden

Location: MS Teams