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Category Archives: Conferences
Evidence Live is on again from March 25th to the 26th 2013 @ The University of Oxford in the UK. If you can’t make the conference, there are some great web video talks that you can listen to for free.
- Evidence and the Media: Ben Goldacre
- Effective Medical Testing: Patrick MM Bossuyt
- Communicating the Benefits and Harms of Prescription Drugs – Steve Woloshin
- Fit and the Translation of Evidence into Clinical Care – Victor Montori
If you create a free account for yourself, you can access a whole range of quality talks.
It is not too late to register to attend the Cochrane Symposium 2011 “Evidence, Communication and Impact” to be held at the Malthouse, Melbourne Friday 1 July. Click here to view the program.
The Centre for Evidence Based Medicine at Oxford has revamped its website. It looks fantastic! To see, go to http://www.cebm.net
SPECIAL OFFERS FOR WORKSHOPS
Please note that you can register for the workshops even if you are not attending the conference. Details of the workshops are towards the back of the program, pages 8 -10. Full time students can also ask for special workshop rates – email me on firstname.lastname@example.org
Workshop 5 $99 including GST (instead of $187 inc GST)
Workshop 5 and either of workshops 2 or 3 $187 including GST (instead of $308 inc GST)
Note: anyone who has already booked for a morning workshop only and wants to attend workshop 5 or workshop 7 can do so at no additional charge. Please email me at email@example.com and let me know which workshop you want to attend. Anyone who has already booked for an afternoon workshop only, and wants to attend workshop 2 or workshop 3 can do so at no additional charge. Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workshop No 5 Interpreting and Using Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) Measures in Clinical Research and Practice – D Osoba, BSc, MD, FRCPC West Vancouver, Canada
Dr. Osoba obtained both his BSc in General Science and his MD in Medicine, at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Canada. He is a former Chair of the Quality of Life Committee of the Clinical Trials Group, National Cancer Institute of Canada, of which he is still a member. He also has served on the Board of Directors of the International Society of Quality of Life Research and was its President in 2001 – 2002. He publishes widely in oncology and quality of life research including over 300 journal articles and several book chapters focusing on quality of life. David is an acknowledged expert in health-related quality of life research and given his substantial international reputation he was invited to be a keynote speaker at this conference. David has a wealth of practical experience in undertaking quality of life assessment and interpreting these assessments and this workshop provides a wonderful opportunity to gain the benefit of his considerable expertise and wisdom.
Workshop No 3 – Introduction to the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection in Mental Health and Workshop 7 – The Service Development Opportunities of the National Outcomes and Casemix Collection in Mental Health.
The increased funding priority placed on mental health care comes with increased management and evaluation responsibilities. These two workshops can be taken separately, but together they are designed to provide a practical introduction to the formal health outcomes assessment, recording and reporting requirements in mental health care.