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At PenCLAHRC we believe that better health care can be provided to patients by making decisions that are based on evidence.
Our Making Sense of Evidence (MSE) workshops are designed to teach you how to find and use evidence to make effective health and social care decisions.
Sarah Dean, Associate Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School and academic lead for MSE, explains further:
Our workshops are modelled on those run at the Centre for Evidence Based Practice in Oxford and are subsidised by PenCLAHRC.
We recognise that everyone has different starting points so we offer a number of courses that can be tailored to individual needs. With both full-day and shorter courses on offer, our workshops can be made to suit your availability and experience.
During the workshops you will:
For detailed information on the course content we offer, visit the MSE Modules page.
Edmund Jack, General Practitioner and Course Tutor, gives a short example of the kind of challenges the MSE training can help you tackle:
Below is a selection of feedback from participants who have attended previous workshops:
"A fantastic, concise introduction with good pointers on where to go next to keep learning. Thank you, very interesting and good discussions.”
"Really well organised workshop that helped to reinforce how evidence based medicine can be put into practice."
Details of upcoming workshops can be found on our events page. To discuss scheduling a bespoke session for your organisation, please contact us: Email
A selection of the course materials is available to download below:
For more information on the course content, please visit the MSE Modules page.
To ask any questions or discuss scheduling a bespoke session for your organisation, please contact us: Email
You can also download our Making Sense of Evidence flyer (PDF).
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