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Cochrane Canada Live presents you with a variety of learning opportunities that you can experience online and at no charge. Cochrane Canada released The Cochrane Collaboration’s first webinar series in 2009, and it has since proven to be a favourite medium of training among Cochrane members, internationally. We focus on a wide range of topics that are relevant to people with beginner or advanced knowledge of The Cochrane Collaboration, Cochrane Reviews and The Cochrane Library. Webinars allow you to learn with renowned research experts from around the world without the time and expense of having to travel. All you need to participate is a computer with internet access and speakers.
"Great format and medium for interacting with colleagues around the world" - Webinar participant
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Cochrane 101: An Introduction to The Cochrane Collaboration
Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 12 - 1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in French
Thursday, 6 June 2013, 12 - 1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in English
Who was Cochrane? What is the Collaboration? And what are systematic reviews? Come learn about an international network that helps healthcare providers, policy-makers, patients, their advocates, and care-givers make well-informed decisions about health and health care. Hear how nearly 30,000 contributors work together to prepare, update, and disseminate Cochrane Reviews – and learn how you can join us!
The Steps of a Cochrane Review: An Overview
Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 12 - 1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in French
Thursday, 13 June 2013, 12 - 1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in English
What makes Cochrane Reviews different from other systematic reviews? Who – and what – is involved in the process? We will introduce you to the steps of a Cochrane Review and give you some practical tips for getting a review underway.
Let’s Start at the Very Beginning: Getting the Question Right for Your Cochrane Review
Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 12 - 1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in French
Thursday, 20 June 2013, 12 - 1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in English
A strong, clear question gives your Cochrane Review the foundation it needs: it informs your search strategy, narrows your focus, and provides the framework for your team’s work. Join us to learn what sort of questions are answered in Cochrane Reviews. We’ll cover the key components of a good research question and we’ll work through sample questions: you’re invited to share your research topic as an example!
Welcome to the Cochrane Colloquium! Tips and Tricks for Newcomers webinar
Wednesday, 14 August 2013, 12-1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in French
Thursday, 15 August 2013, 12-1PM EDT (Toronto); conducted in English
This webinar will provide a short introduction to The Cochrane Collaboration and some tips and tricks for making the most of your Colloquium experience. A Cochrane Colloquium is a unique international event from which you can benefit in many ways if you plan carefully: don’t miss any of the exciting opportunities to learn and collaborate! Hear from past participants about how to maximize your experience as a Colloquium newcomer.
2013 Methods Series
Qualitative evidence synthesis and Cochrane reviews
Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12-1PM EST (Toronto); conducted in English
This webinar will explore: a) when to consider undertaking a synthesis of qualitative evidence; b) some frequently used methods and examples of developing methods for synthesising qualitative evidence; and c) approaches for integrating qualitative and quantitative findings. Join Jane Noyes of the Cochrane Qualitative and Implementation Methods Group for the discussion.
More information on this webinar series will be posted soon.
Cochrane Canada thanks the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization for providing the Blackboard Collaborate platform to make these webinars possible.
Webinar times are local time in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. To time shift to your time zone, consult: The World Clock Meeting Planner. For some attendees, this could mean the next day in your part of the world.
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Along with Cochrane Canada Live, Canadians have access to additional webinars hosted by Cochrane Centres from around the world, many of which are free. Please visit http://www.cochrane.org/tags/news-events/workshops/online-learning for a list of international webinars. Remember to check the time difference!
The GRADE working group and the Cochrane Applicability and Recommendations Methods Group (ARMG) are setting up a series of webinars to answer questions about the GRADE approach.
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