340.606.01 SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS AND META-ANALYSIS
Presents basic methods in qualitative and quantitative meta-analysis, including formulating a hypothesis that can be addressed via meta-analysis, methods for searching the literature, abstracting information, and synthesizing the evidence. Quantitative methods include Bayesian and likelihood approaches to meta-analysis.
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Perform a systematic review and meta-analysis addressing an epidemiologic or clinical research question
Formulate a focused research question
Conduct a comprehensive search for relevant research
Assess study quality and abstract the data
Evaluate heterogeneity of the evidence
Synthesize and assess the study results both qualitatively and quantitatively
Interpret the results and construct a report
Describe the various analytic approaches used in meta-analysis
Describe the challenges associated with performing and interpreting systematic reviews
- Monday 3:30 - 5:20
- Friday 3:30 - 5:20
- Wednesday 3:30 - 5:20
340.601 or 340.751 and 140.622.