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Evidence-based Medicine I Course Guide (Archived): Week 9 11/6/18

This guide provides links to information resources that can be utilized in course in-class activities and assignments.

Statistics Calculation Tutoring Sessions

Statistics Calculations

  • November 13th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information.
  • November 16th from 12-1 pm. See the Learning Center AIMS site for more information

EBM I Week 9 Session Guide

WEEK 9

November 6, 2018

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • Statistics calculations tutoring sessions - See left column of this page of the guide.
  • Exam Review session - during class in November 13th
  • Your group will have time to work on your presentation during class on November 13th from 2-3 pm. Faculty will be available in the lecture hall to answer questions about the assignment or your article. You may work with your group in the lecture hall or elsewhere on campus. We are not reserving rooms for groups on November 13th. Make arrangements with your group where to meet prior to next week's class.
  • Optional journal club help session - November 26th from 12-1 pm in room TBD. Stop by the room if you have questions about the assignment or your articles.
  • On November 27th, if you know your room location, please go directly to your assigned small group room. If you are unsure of your room location, please meet outside the NEW Auditorium at 12:45pm.
  • Your journal club presentation will be an oral presentation. There will be no PPT/Prezi component to your presentation. Handouts are optional. Professional attire is required for the session.
  • November 27th is a mandatory session.

UPCOMING ASSESSMENTS:

  • Exam is on November 20th 
  • Journal Club presentations are on November 27th  

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HOUR 1:

TOPIC: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses

FACULTY: Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Compare and contrast the components of narrative reviews, systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  • Describe the qualities of effective systematic reviews and meta-analyses
  • Discuss common statistical analyses found in these reviews
  • Explain the concept of heterogeneity, its possible causes and common statistical tests used to test for it
  • Identify analysis tools for determining the quality of systematic reviews

CLASS RESOURCES:

SUPPLEMENTAL RESOURCES:

ASSIGNED READINGS/ASSIGNMENTS FOR NEXT WEEK’S CLASS:

  • Be prepared with questions for the exam review session. There will be no formal presentation but faculty will be available to answer your questions.

HOUR 2:

TOPIC: Harm/Etiology Studies

FACULTY: Kristin Baughman, Ph.D.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

AT THE END OF THE LECTURE, STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Indicate when logistic regression is useful
  • List an advantage of using logistic regression over OLS regression
  • Indicate when survival analysis is useful
  • Describe a Kaplan-Meier curve
  • Indicate when multilevel modeling is useful

BRING TO CLASS: Your laptop and clicker

SUPPLEMENTAL READING:

CLASS RESOURCES:

  • Evidence Based Medicine I course guide

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: Practice questions will be placed in the EBM I session folder for the systematic review lecture. There will be clicker questions during the harm/etiology lecture. These questions are for your own self-study and will not count toward your grade.