This course will also be run on the following dates:Friday 28 June 2019Friday 20 September 2019This one day critical appraisal and research methods course is aimed at all doctors, dentists, nurses, health professionals, and students, who are interested in research, speaking at journal clubs and personal development within their professional career.Book today to increase your knowledge of research methods and to hone your skills to evaluate research papers. Delegates will:Develop a reliable approach to the evaluation and appraisal of published clinical research papersUnderstand the strengths and weaknesses of different study designs in observational researchUnderstand the principles that underlie randomise controlled trial and realise how they can be subverted by poor design and executionLose any fear of the critical appraisal sections of examinations and interviewsGain confidence when speaking at journal clubsBe able to contribute to design and development when planning research projects speakersThis course is delivered by Dr Kamran Abbasi, Editor of the JRSM and Dr Christopher Martyn, Associate Editor of the BMJ.