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The sessions within the programme are split into 2 modules:

Module 1 Research and Audit

  1. Epidemiology: Basic Principles

  2. Meta-analysis and Evidence-based Medicine

  3. Audit: Basic Principles

  4. Searching the Journal Literature and Locating Papers

  5. How to Review a Paper

  6. Formulating and Writing a Research Proposal

  7. The Regulatory Environment for Conducting Research within the NHS - Research Governance and Ethics

  8. Designing a Randomized Controlled Trial: Basic Principles

  9. Clinical Studies Part One: Cohort Studies and Measures of Association

  10. Clinical Studies Part Two: Study Design

  11. Systematic Reviews

  12. Qualitative Research: Basic Principles


Module 2 Perioperative Improvement Science and Management (PRISM-ed)

  1. Introduction to Improvement Science

  2. Systems

  3. Process

  4. Learning from Industry and other improvement models

  5. Measurement for QI

  6. Human Factors

  7. Reliability and Sustainability

  8. Psychology of Improvement


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