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Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses in Evidence-Based Medicine

A cutting-edge workshop at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, UAEU

 

About the workshop

Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a movement, which aims to increase the use of high quality clinical research in clinical decision and health policy making. This intensive two-day workshop, organized by the Institute of Public Health (IPH) and the National Medical Library (NML) at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University (UAEU), will provide a theoretical framework and practical training on the key principles of systematic reviews and meta-analyses in the context of evidence-based practice and research. 

The overall aim of the workshop is to enhance the knowledge of health care professionals and researchers, to effectively criticize and utilize the best available evidence in health care using systematic reviews and meta-analyses. 

 

Target audience

The workshop is targeting health care professionals who have, or might have, a role in providing health care services including, but not limited to, treating patients, developing guidelines, practicing preventive medicine, providing health insurance services, working on health economy, and healthcare policy makers, at sub-national or national level.

The audience could be all junior and senior health care professionals including:

  • Physicians (clinicians and non-clinicians)
  • Medical students
  • Nurses and midwives
  • Pharmacists
  • Allied health professionals
  • Researchers
  • Medical librarians 
  • Public health professionals and epidemiologists
  • Health care professionals involved in quality improvement
  • Professionals involved in making healthcare decisions
  • Health insurance professionals