Are you worried about Critical Appraisal for the FRCEM? Does the difference between sensitivity and specificity make you sweat? Do statistics make your head spin?
Never fear, help is at hand!
Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019
The course is a one day course specifically designed to boost your chances at the FRCEM. We will give you tailored pre-course reading materials so the course is time efficient.
We will send the papers in advance so you can prepare properly. You will be given excellent course materials to take away with you.
9:15-45 The Basics
9:45-10:10 Statistics essentials
10:15 -10:45 Interventional Studies: Principles
10:50-11:30 Intervention Paper 1: Specimen Critical Appraisal
11:35-12:15 Intervention Paper 2: Specimen Critical Appraisal
13:00-13:30 Diagnostic Studies: Principles
13:35-14:00 Diagnostic Paper 1: Specimen Critical Appraisal
14:10-14:45 Diagnostic Paper 2: Specimen Critical Appraisal
14:45-15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:00-16:00 Exam Practice Practical
16:10 Exam Hints and Tips
Adrian Boyle is a Consultant Emergency Physician at Addenbrookes Hospital and a Honorary Visiting Senior Lecturer at Cambridge University. He has a Masters and Doctorate in Epidemiology from Cambridge University. He has been teaching critical appraisal for over 20 years. He was the RCEM learning lead author for the section. He is an associate editor of the Emergency Medicine Journal and the European Journal of Emergency Medicine.
Virginia Newcombe is an Honorary Consultant in Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine and is an Associate Professor of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine. She has a Masters in Epidemiology and PhD. Virginia continues toperform research in traumatic brain injury funded by an Academy of Medical Sciences / The Health Foundation Clinician Scientist Fellowship based at the University of Cambridge.
The cost for this course is £175.00
This includes access to course lectures, refreshments and lunch.
Dr Adrian Boyle, Emergency Medicine Consultant, Addenbrooke’s Hospital