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Class of 2023
Session Information

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Session Title:
Critical Appraisal
Teaching Hours:
Teaching and Learning MethodsTotal Scheduled Hours = 10
Lecture = 6
Workshop = 4

See readings linked below and in online Critical Appraisal contents.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Lecture 6 hour(s)
Workshop 4 hour(s)

Learning Objectives
Blueprint ID Learning Objectives
8388 Define and use terminology for critical appraisal concepts
8392 Review epi and biostats principles and concepts
8393 Describe the basic principles and methods used in critical appraisal
8394 DefineĀ  and use terminology for critical appraisal concepts
8395 Differentiate between qualitative and quantitative study designs
8396 Identify and demonstrate use of Critical Appraisal resources available
8397 Identify and discuss the process of critical appraisal in general
8398 Review and use selected critical appraisal user guides for (1) therapy/prevention and (2) screening /diagnostic studies
8399 Use/work through selected critical appraisal user guide for therapy/prevention.
8400 Review terms, concepts and principles
8401 Recap the review process for therapy/prevention and work through a diagnosis/screening review process

Linked Course Goal(s) to Session
Blueprint ID Course Goals
9950 Develop and present a research proposal
Linked Program Competencies
To This Course Goal:
sc-1 sc-2 sc-3
Linked Program Competencies To Course Goal(s)
sc-1 Scholar
Develop a plan for personal continued education.
sc-2 Scholar
Apply the principles of research, critical appraisal and evidence-based medicine to learning and practice.
sc-3 Scholar
Demonstrate facilitation of learning for health care professionals, patients and society as part of the professional responsibility.

Linked MCC Medical Expert Objectives
Medical Expert