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COS Training School resources available online 

COS Training School resources available online 

14 June 2022
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Please be advised that you can access the workshop recordings of the Training School sessions held in September 2021 at comfa.eu. The lecture series comprises the following topics essential to Core Outcome Set development:

  • Development and use of COS: principles and workflow (Karen Matvienko-Sikar)
  • Summary of outcome domains from literature (Jan Kottner)
  • Effective management of a COS development project (Nina Seylanova)
  • Qualitative research in COS development (Audrey Dunn Galvin)
  • Introduction to Systematic Reviews (Robert Boyle)
  • Bias and the RoB 2 Tool (Bartosz Helfer)
  • GRADE Guidelines (Derek Chu)

The course materials will serve as a basis for the novel COS Development Toolkit helping researchers plan and create a COS project step-by-step. Please reach out to Dr Nina Seylanova if the project has sparked your interest.

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