How to Practise Evidence-Based Child Health: Focus on Paediatric Infectious Diseases

3 day short course, 11-13 June 2008

Centre for Evidence-based Child Health, UCL Institute of Child Health, London

This evidence based course is for health care professionals and others who want to improve their clinical or research skills and learn more about using best available evidence in their every day practice. The theme of the course this year is paediatric infectious diseases and we will examine evidence underpinning recent guidelines relevant to this topic.

Participants will examine some of the evidence underpinning guidelines and debate their interpretation. They will also consider how to incorporate the best available evidence on interventions and diagnosis into their clinical decisions and the information they give to patients.

The course involves a mix of interactive plenary and facilitated small group sessions, combined with training in searching and support for self-directed searching.

Tutors for the course include:Ruth Gilbert, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Director, Centre for Evidence-Based Child Health, UCL Institute of Child HealthPeter Fowlie, Consultant Paediatrician and Senior Lecturer in Child Health, Ninewells Hospital & Medical School, Dundee Sourabh Dutta, Assistant Professor, Advanced Pediatrics Centre, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Venue: Institute of Child Health, LondonCost: £450

For more details please contact: Melissa Harden
email: cebch@ich.ucl.ac.uk
tel: 020 7905 2606
http://www.ich.ucl.ac.uk/ich/academicunits/Centre_for_evidence_based_child_health/NewsandEvents

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