West Middlesex Hospital
Learners are required to read a prescribed research paper in advance of attending the session. A
copy of the Critical Appraisal Skills Programme (CASP) checklist will be supplied. No prior knowledge of critical appraisal or statistical concepts is required.
The session covers the following:
Overview of the critical appraisal process
Key features of qualitative/quantitative research
Interpreting statistics (for quantitative research)
Using the CASP checklists to appraise research papers.