DATE
REGISTRATION DEADLINE
ENDORSEMENT
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
COURSE INFORMATION
27 July - 11 November 2020
11 July 2020
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine
Advanced trainees in Emergency Medicine: successful completion satisfies the research requirement of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM).

The course is made up of two postgraduate units Emergency Medicine Research Methods and Evidence Based Medicine (12 credit points).

Research Methods
This subject covers:

  • Introduction to research methods used in observational studies
  • Practical skills required in the design and assessmentof a research project
  • Protocol design, including study type selection, introduction to questionnaire design, sampling methods, and ethics approval
  • Planning data management and statictical analysis and developing a study budget
RESEARCH METHODS
This subject covers:

  • Introduction to research methods used in observational studies
  • Practical skills required in the design and assessment of a research project
  • Protocol design, including study type selection, introduction to questionnaire design,
  • Planning data management and statistical analysis and developing a study budget
  • Introduction to the role of qualitative research
EVIDENCE BASED MEDICINE
  • Formulating answerable clinical questions
  • Scientific literaure searches
  • Critical appraisal of scientific literature and evidence based guidelines
  • Application of research to clinical practice
  • Barriers to changing practice
CONTENT OVERVIEW
  • Introduction to PICO
  • Choosing a study design
  • Introduction to statistics for research
  • Subject selection
  • Measurement
  • Bias and confounding
  • Trials in critical care; statistical issues
  • Data input & management
  • Diagnostic tests; research ethics
  • Funding; and qualitative methods
CONTENT OVERVIEW
  • Introduction to EBM
  • Asking answerable question
  • Research designs
  • Searching the literature
  • P values and Confidence Intervals
  • Interpreting data
  • Data Quality and missing data
  • Bias and confounding
  • Critically appraising studies of therapy
  • Critical appraising studies of harm
  • Critical appraising studies of diagnosis
  • Understanding systematic reviews
  • Critically appraising studies of prognosis
Dr Eleanor Junckerstorff

Dr Eleanor Junckerstorff

Emergency Physician, The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre and Sandringham Hospital, Alfred Health

Dr Carl Luckoff

Dr Carl Luckoff

Emergency Physician and Deputy Director in Emergency, Alfred Health.

Dr Amit Maini

Dr Amit Maini

Director - Emergency Medicine Training, The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre, Alfred Health

Dr David McCreary

Dr David McCreary

Emergency Physician, The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre, Alfred Health

Dr Rob Mitchell

Dr Rob Mitchell

Emergency Physician, Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre, Alfred Health 

A/Prof Biswadev Mitra

A/Prof Biswadev Mitra

Head, Clinical Research, National Trauma Research Institute & Consultant Emergency Physician, Alfred Health

REGISTRATION FEES

$4,550.00 per person
Course fee includes all required learning resources.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
TRANSFER

If you are no longer able to attend this course you may transfer the fees to the next available date.
If you are no longer able to attend this course you may transfer course fees to another person without
penalty. All transfer requests must be made in writing.

REFUND POLICY

Cancellation more than 30 days before the event: 70% refund.
Cancellation less than 30 days: no refund.
Cancellation must be in writing.

LOCATION

Emergency Medicine Research Course
Ground Floor, 553 St Kilda Road
Melbourne 3004 Victoria
Australia

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Melbourne VIC 3004

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