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Graduate Courses - Critical Appraisal

Medicine 5855 Critical Appraisal
This course will introduce students to methods for critically evaluating health research by focusing on critical appraisal of current and relevant health research publications, including clinical research. The course will include a systematic approach for evaluating the strengths, weaknesses and value of research data and how to assess the usefulness and validity of the research findings. The students will also learn the skills necessary to evaluate various types of research methodologies with the aim of providing the students with the tools to guide their own critical analysis and evaluate their own written work.
Credit Weight: 0.25