Date(s) - 15/03/2022 - 28/03/2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Course description

Part 1: Introduction to Advanced Database Searching Techniques, Tuesday 15 March

Part 2: Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews, Monday 28 March

This course provides an introduction to advanced database searching skills and provides details of how to access advice and support to improve your searching skills and knowledge when undertaking a literature review. It will also be relevant for those looking to develop searching skills prior to undertaking a systematic review. Learners who complete this course will be able to book onto the ‘Advanced Searching for Health part 2: Search Techniques for Systematic Reviews’ course to develop these skills further if required.

Who can attend?

The courses are free for health care professionals employed by organisations associated with the National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College London:

  • King’s College London
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals
  • South London and the Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Places are booked on a first come, first served basis. If the module is full, your name will be placed on a waiting list and if a place becomes available you will contacted at the latest 72 hours beforehand.

Non Attendance Policy

The courses in this programme are very popular and are often oversubscribed. If you are unable to attend a course you are booked on to you must notify us 72 hours in advance so we can offer the place to someone else.

If you do not attend on the day and are unable to provide a satisfactory explanation you may be removed from future course bookings.

For further information please contact the NIHR Guy’s and St Thomas’ BRC Research Training Programme at