Details

Title Competencies in research and development - Critical Appraisal
Type Stage Two
Code HLS105
Requirement Compulsory

Module objective

By the end of the training period trainees will, in respect of critical assessment of published work and an understanding of basic statistical methods be able to

  • analyse, synthesise, evaluate and apply knowledge
  • perform, adapt and master a range of technical and clinical skills and procedures
  • demonstrate the attitudes and behaviours necessary for professional practice as a consultant clinical scientist dealing with the complexities, uncertainties and tensions of professional practice at this level.

Knowledge and understanding

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate the ability to analyse, evaluate and synthesise relevant knowledge and its application to their professional practice in relation to:

  • describing the principles of critical review.
  • explaining how statistical methods are used to describe datasets, how agreement can be assessed, how confidence intervals are constructed.
  • describing methods for assessing the utility of tests.

Technical and clinical skills

By the end of the training period the trainee will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of current relevant research, theory and knowledge and its application to the performance, adaptation and mastery of the following technical procedures and laboratory skills:

  • describe how to undertake a critical appraisal of the literature
  • critique a published research paper.

Attitudes and behaviours

This module has no attitude and behaviours information.

Specialties

Code Title Action
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