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Systematic Review Guide

Online Courses on Systematic Reviews

Advanced Research Skills: Conducting Literature and Systematic Reviews. A short free online course book published by Ryerson University for graduate students to increase their proficiency in conducting research for literature and systematic reviews.

Cochrane Evidence Essentials - Four free online learning modules. Written from the perspective of a healthcare consumer and co-created with patients and carers, these courses provide an introduction to Evidence Based Medicine and Systematic Reviews. It will be especially valuable to the growing community of patients, carers and family members who work alongside researchers to co-create Cochrane evidence.

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis through Coursera. A free, four part online course, introducing the methods to perform systematic reviews and meta-analysis of clinical trials. It covers how to formulate an answerable research question, define inclusion and exclusion criteria, search for the evidence, extract data, assess the risk of bias in clinical trials, and perform a meta-analysis.

Introductory Course on Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses - an online course offered twice a year through the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and the Knowledge Translation Program of St. Michael's Hospital.

Cochrane Interactive Learning: Conducting an Intervention Review. This is course provides over 10 hours of self-directed learning on the complete systematic review process for both new and experienced review authors.

Cochrane Online Learning Portal - A range of learning resources relevant to systematic reviews and evidence-based medicine

Campbell Collaboration Training Resources - The mission of the Campbell Collaboration is to promote positive social and economic change through the production and use of systematic reviews and other evidence synthesis for evidence-based policy and practice. Their site brings includes a list of in-person and online training. 

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