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About the Course

We will introduce methods to perform systematic reviews and meta-analysis of clinical trials. We will cover how to formulate an answerable research question, define inclusion and exclusion criteria, search for the evidence, extract data, assess the risk of bias in clinical trials, and perform a meta-analysis. Upon successfully completing this course, participants will be able to: - Describe the steps in conducting a systematic review - Develop an answerable question using the “Participants Interventions Comparisons Outcomes” (PICO) framework - Describe the process used to collect and extract data from reports of clinical trials - Describe methods to critically assess the risk of bias of clinical trials - Describe and interpret the results of meta-analyses...

Top reviews

Jan 7, 2019

Although introductory, I do carry out reviews as a researcher. I Learned a lot to improve my systematic reviews through this course. High quality, though the music could be a little less intense.

Aug 22, 2019

Introduction to Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis course is a very good source for beginners which provides an overview on fundamental terminology and steps involved in the systematic review.

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By Mohammad R

Jul 25, 2017

This course is a great opportunity to get to know the field of systematic reviews and meta-analysis!

By mahmoud t m

Nov 23, 2016

i think it is wonderful work ;i'm really proud of it and it will help me in the following days.thanks

By Bianca B

Apr 9, 2020

Really fantastic and concise overview for people who are new to systematic review and meta-analysis.

By Ahmed M B K A

Jan 16, 2019

good engagement, up to date and simplifying, a good introduction to the science of systematic review

By airin g

Sep 24, 2020

It's an amazing course for beginners and even for those who really interested for clinical research

By Megha N

May 25, 2020

This course has been a great learning experience for me. I am very grateful to the Team. Thank You!

By Tim B

May 18, 2020

Highly structured and clear introduction to the art of doing and understanding a systematic review.


May 4, 2020

The length of some of the videos and lectures was a bit long. In some parts, they were monotonous.

By Vivian M

Oct 26, 2021

Very well done course, great content and flexible deadlines accommodate those who work full time.

By Yanka A

Jun 8, 2020

Um curso com extrema excelência! Não poderia ter escolhido outro melhor. Parabéns aos envolvidos!

By Fernanda M

Mar 31, 2020

Very good introduction to SR and MA! I enjoyed the videos, quizzes and peer reviewed assignments!

By Chen W C

Nov 26, 2019

Understand how to read SRMA or even conduct one on my own. Definitely will recommend this course.

By Kuba R

Oct 13, 2019

Great course! I would like to continue learning about systematic review of observational studies.

By Samuel A d S

Jan 9, 2017

This course helps me a lot to organise and support my articles that I am writing. It was perfect!

By Satish I H

Aug 13, 2021

Excellent course, Introduces all important things related to systematic review and meta analysis


Apr 9, 2019

Its really good as an introductory course and for understanding the steps/guidelines in brief...

By kkl p

Jan 10, 2019

This course has provided an excellent platform to do further Systematic reviews and Metaanalysis

By tun-tun w

Jun 29, 2020

Excellent course. This course provides valuable concepts that required to do systematic review.

By Gerard A M E

Feb 5, 2021

The course was very helpful and is applicable to my specialization. Thank you for this course.

By Ghazi A

Jul 8, 2017

Helpful, basics, fun, enjoyable, good explanation, with awesome narration and summarization!!!

By Vinie K

Jul 4, 2021

This course was amazing. I have learned so much that i would recommend this to any researcher

By Claire K

Apr 21, 2021

Manageable weekly lectures that are presented with excellent use of examples to aid learning.


Jul 6, 2020

Superb course. Would like to have one section about a meta-analysis of observational studies.

By Shine S

Apr 5, 2020

Excellent course. Gives knowledge and confidence in doing systematic review and meta-analysis

By Andrea O

Mar 13, 2019

Excellent course. Very neat, clear, easy to follow and very useful for professional practice.