Orientation on Research Methodology, Biostatistics, Critical Appraisal and Literature Search for Department of Haematology
Title: Orientation on Research Methodology, Biostatistics, Critical Appraisal and Literature Search
Date and time: 30 August-31 August, 2016; 09.30am-1.30pm
Venue: Digital Library Room, Block-A, BSMMU, Shahbag, Dhaka
Participants: Faculty members of Department of Hematology, BSMMU
Total participants: 12
Organized by: Systematic Review Centre (SRC), DPHI, BSMMU
EU supported SHARE Project of Health Systems and Population Studies Division, icddr,b, Dhaka
List of participants:
12 Participants from Department of Hematology, BSMMU attended the session.
|01||Professor Dr. Masuda Begum||Chairman & Professor|
|02||Professor ABM Yunus||Professor|
|03||Dr. Md. Abdul Aziz||Associate Professor|
|04||Dr. Md. Salahuddin Shah||Associate Professor|
|05||Dr. Md. Rafiquzzaman Khan||Associate Professor|
|06||Dr. Farzana Rahman||Assistant Professor|
|07||Dr. Firoza Begum||Medical Officer|
|08||Dr. Tahmidul Islam||Research Assistant|
|09||Dr. Kazi Mohammad Kamrul Islam||Research Assistant|
|10||Dr. Nasrin Akter||Medical Officer|
|11||Dr. Shafiqul Islam||Medical Officer|
|12||Dr. Tania Tasnova||Medical Officer|
- List of Facilitators:
- K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman
- List of observers:
- Syed Shariful Islam, Dean, Preventive Medicine and Chairman Department of Public Health and Informatics, BSMMU
- Fariha Haseen, Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health & Informatics, BSMMU
- Description of training:
Day 1: (30th August, 2016)
In the welcome speech, Prof. Syed Shariful Islam (Dean, Preventive Medicine and Chairman Department of Public Health and Informatics, BSMMU) prioritized the necessity of Evidence Based Practice and interdisciplinary approach to overcome the challenges of accomplishing the task. Dr. K.M.Saif-Ur-Rahman presented the objective of the orientation session to the faculty of Department of Hematology. After the introductory session, a “pre-test” question paper was given to the participants for assessing their existing orientation about the sessions. After that, the scheduled sessions were conducted by respective facilitators as follow:
|Day 1 Date: 30.08.16, Tuesday|
|9.30am – 09.40am||Registration, Ice Breaking||Dr. K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman, Mr. Md. Hasan|
|09.40am – 09.50am||Introductory Speech||Prof. Syed Shariful Islam|
|09.50am – 10.00am||Pre-Test||Dr. K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman, Mr. Md. Hasan|
|10.00am-11.15am||Introduction to Research Methodology||Dr. K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman|
|11.30am-01.00pm||Literature search||Mr. Md. Hasan|
|01.00pm-1.30pm||Feedback||Dr. Fariha Haseen|
The observers and participants provided their feedback after each interactive session.
Sessions of Day 1 was adjourned at 1.30 pm.
Day 2: (31st August, 2016)
The 2nd day of the training session started with a recap session moderated by Dr. K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman. After the short recap by the training participants, scheduled sessions were conducted by respective facilitators as follow:
|Day 2 Date: 31.08.16, Wednesday|
|9.30am – 10.00am||Recap||Dr. K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman, Mr. Md. Hasan|
|10.00am-11.15am||Introduction to Biostatistics||Mr. Md. Hasan|
|11.30 am-01.00pm||How to read a scientific article & Critical Appraisal||Dr. K.M. Saif-Ur-Rahman|
|01.00pm-1.30pm||Post- Test && Feedback||Dr. Fariha Haseen|
The observers and participants provided their feedback after each interactive session. A post test was conducted at the end of the sessions.
Sessions of Day 2 was adjourned at 1.30 pm.
Feedback on the training:
- Participants appreciated the training a lot and demanded for more frequent refresher sessions.
- Participants appreciated the content of the session specially Research Methodology and Biostatistics.
- Participants requested to organize sessions/full course on SPSS.
At the end of the training, Prof. Masuda Begum (Chairman, Department of Hematology), thanked everyone specially the organizers and participants for the excellent arrangement of the training sessions. She praised the session and requested the facilitators to arrange refresher training each year for her department. Prof. Masuda Begum specially focused on the contextualization of the module as per her department by the facilitators. Detailed interactive session on Research Methodology and Biostatistics were appreciated. The hands on training on Critical Appraisal and Literature Search were praised as well. Prof. ABM Yunus (Ex Chairman, Department of Hematology) emphasized on continuous effort to make different department more research oriented.
The two-day training session was ended at 1.30 pm, 31st August, 2016.
- Organizing team:
SRC team of the SHARE project