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International Summer School "Clinical practice guidelines on rare diseases", 8 - 12 July 2013, Rome, Italy

International Summer School "Clinical practice guidelines on rare diseases", 8 - 12 July 2013, Rome, Italy
Monday, July 8, 2013

The course is organized by the National Centre for Rare Diseases. It will take place on the 8 -12 July, 2013 in the Italian National Institute of Health, Rome, Italy.

The course will take the participants through the development process of clinical practice guidelines. It does this by providing the basics of clinical practice guideline and evidence synthesis approaches.
The following topics will be covered:
1. Identify key clinical issues to be included (scope)

2. Develop review questions using PICO and planning the systematic review

3. Identify evidence: formulating, executing and documenting a search strategy

4. Assess the quality of relevant studies, summarize and interpret the body of evidence to make recommendations

5. Obtain formal consensus in the absence of evidence (Delphi-like method)

6. Appraise synthesis documents: guidelines and systematic reviews.

The course format consists of brief presentations followed by small group exercises.

Information and Application:

The application form can be downloaded from www.iss.it or www.iss.it/cnmr

It should be duly filled, signed and sent together with a current CV by email to guideline-school@iss.it

To download the detailed information and agenda click HERE

E-Rare 2012 - Created by Toussaint Biger