Effective Literature Review

Program's Aims

 

  • Learn how to develop solid research question.

  • Acquire the ability to critique the research question.

  • Understand what is literature review and its importance.

  • Understand the process of literature review.

  • Acquire and practice a practical guideline to review literature professionally.

  • Learn what is systematic review, plagiarism, paraphrase, and citation.

  • Learn how to keep yourself updated with recent medical literature all the time.

 

Units/ Contents

 

Part I: Research question (Setting the Goal)

  • Why it is important to formulate research question?

  • Criteria to make upgrade a question into a "scientific question".

  • Phrases bank for research question.

 

Part II: Art of literature review in the medical field

  • What is literature review? And why it is fundamental.

  • Overview to literature review process.

  • The ten-steps to conduct a literature review:

    • Find your keywords.

    • Fast Screening

    • Target database for literature resources.

    • Use the advanced and specified literature resources.

    • Tracking you literature review methodology.

    • Use the advanced skills and tools in search strategy.

    • Resources evaluation.

    • Effective reviewing resources strategy (save your time). 

    • Managing the literature review information.

    • Managing bibliography results.

 

Part III: Important aspect of literature review in the medical field

  • Introduction to systematic review.

  • Pluralism, Paraphrasing and citation.

  • Notified for any updates.

Program's Details
  • 2 Days

  • 5 hours / day

  • 2 breaks, 40 minutes each

Brochure
Approaches
  • Lecturing.

  • Workshops to conduct individual exercises using their computer.

  • Learning by feedback (direct, and indirect within the assessment).

 

*There is a written assessment, where the trainee get feedback during the program.

For program is designed for
  • Students (seniors mainly): medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, medical science, applied medical science, public health.

  • Professionals: medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, medical science, applied medical science, public health.

 

*To attend this program you have to be competeant to use English language, and to be at least seinor student in the medical feild.