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Registration deadline for all participants:
Thursday, February 25, 2016
- $1500 : 5-day Track
- $1800 : 5-day Track with JBI Certification
- $900 : 3-day quantitative track
- $1200 : 3-day quantitative track with JBI cert
- $900 : 3-day qualitative track
- $1200 : 3-day qualitative track with JBI cert
- $300 : 1-day introductory track
- $600 : 1-day introductory track with JBI cert
Rutgers Students, Faculty, Staff or Alumni Discount
5-day Track - $200 off (ID Required)
* Rutgers SON students are eligible for a special discount at the following rates
1-day track= $200
3-day tracks = $600
5-day track = $1000
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Spring Institute for Comprehensive Systematic Review
Examining Quantitative and Qualitative Evidence in Health Care
March 14-18, 2016 in Newark, NJ
Rutgers School of Nursing
65 Bergen Street,
Newark, NJ 07101
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Continuing education credits are available for this course
Presented by The Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute
As the demand for health care continues to grow, so does the need for easily accessible, up-to-date evidence on best practices in health care. Systematic reviews are an important vehicle for addressing this need. Participants in the Summer Institute will gain a thorough understanding of the process and tools needed to undertake this important form of research and will work on developing an actual proposal.
Joanna Briggs Certification
Would you like to be able to have continuous guidance on your proposal well beyond the duration of the Summer Institute? Do you need a certificate to claim educational credits? Then choose the options with Joanna Briggs Institute systematic reviewer certification, which is available for an additional fee. With this option, you receive:
- Assistance developing your systematic review protocol anytime within the 4 months following the Summer Institute, from renowned experts in systematic reviews;
- Thorough critique of your finished JBI systematic review protocol, by the NEST research team, prior to submission for publication to the JBI library editors for peer review, within 3 months following the Summer Institute;
- Joanna Briggs certificate which you may use to claim educational credits (as allowed by your institution).
- A copy of the award winning book: Holly, Salmond and Saimbert. (2012). Comprehensive Systematic Review for Advanced Nursing Practice. Springer Publishing Company: New York, NY.
- The 5-Day Proposal Development Track
March 14-18, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
This track is for individuals who are new to the comprehensive systematic review process and who wish to learn about the review and synthesis of both quantitative and qualitative evidence. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the process and tools needed to undertake this important form of research.
- during the session, complete a structured plan to create your own systematic review proposal.
- 28 contact hours provided with JBI certification upon successful completion of chosen course or module of study.
- Joanna Briggs Institute systematic reviewer certification is available for an additional fee.
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- Day 5 is reserved primarily for completion of a systematic review proposal under guidance from Institute faculty.
NEST also offers 3-day tracks for individuals who are interested only in reviewing one type of evidence, i.e. either qualitative or quantitative.
Be sure to select the appropriate item in the drop down menu when registering.
- The 3-Day Qualitative Track
March 14-16, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
This session is for individuals who are new to the comprehensive systematic review process and who are interested only in the review and synthesis of qualitative evidence. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the process and tools needed to undertake this important form of research.
- The 3-Day Quantitative Track
March 14 and March 17-18, 2016
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily
This session is for individuals who are new to the comprehensive systematic review process and who are interested only in the review and synthesis of quantitative evidence. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the process and tools needed to undertake this important form of research.
NEST also offers a 1-day track for individuals who are interested only in learning about the basics of systematic reviews and evidence synthesis (i.e. designing a focused clinical question, searching the literature, developing a proposal). The review and synthesis of quantitative and qualitative evidence are not covered in this track. Be sure to select the appropriate item in the drop down menu when registering. This track takes places on March 14, 2016 ONLY
Specialized Instruction. Small Groups.
Classes will be held in Rutgers' high fidelity classrooms and computer labs. You will gain hands-on instruction and practice in using three specialized software programs:
- JBI-MAStARI (Meta Analysis of Statistics, Assessment and Review Instrument) for quantitative data;
- JBI-QARI (Qualitative Assessment and Review Instrument) for qualitative data; and
- JBI CReMS (Comprehensive Review Management Software)
Cheryl Holly, EdD, RN
Associate Dean and Professor at Rutgers School of Nursing, and Co-Director of the Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation
Susan W. Salmond, EdD, RN
Executive Vice Dean and Professor of Rutgers School of Nursing, Co-Director of the Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation
Yuri T. Jadotte, MD
Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Nursing, Assistant Director of Education, Northeast Institute for Evidence Synthesis and Translation
Rubab Qureshi, PhD
Assistant Professor at Rutgers School of Nursing
Drs. Holly & Salmond are Co-Authors (with M. K. Saimbert), Comprehensive Systematic Review as the Basis for Evidence-Based Nursing Practice (Sept.. 2011, Springer) which received an AJN book of the year award for 2012.
Dr. Holly is the coordinator of the Eastern Nursing Research Society's Research Interest Group on Comprehensive Systematic Review and Knowledge Translation. She is a member of the Committee on Directors of the Joanna Briggs Institute of Nursing and Midwifery, the Evidence Translation Group, Cochrane Nursing Care Field, and the Cochrane Injuries Group. She serves as manuscript reviewer for several journals, including Nursing Outlook, Applied Nursing Research, Nursing Education Perspectives, and theJournal of Critical Care Nursing. She has led eight funded research projects. She has published extensively and is a national as well as international presenter.
Dr. Salmond is the North American co-convenor of the Nursing Care Field of the Cochrane Collaboration. She is the research editor of Orthopedic Nursing, and has served as a research, educational, and clinical management consultant. Dr. Salmond has co-authored three editions of Orthopaedic Nursing (WBS) and has authored two other books, and numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles. She is a highly-sought after conference presenter and workshop leader, both nationally and internationally.
Dr. Jadotte is a resident physician pursuing Preventive Medicine. He graduated summa cum laude from Montclair State University, and with honors from the New Jersey Medical School at Rutgers University. He is currently a PhD candidate in the joint degree program in Urban Systems between NJIT and Rutgers University. He is a member of numerous honor societies and professional organizations. A reviewer for several academic journals, he has published peer-reviewed articles in leading journals. He also leads 2 international teams of physician-scientists at the Cochrane Skin Group, and has extensive experience in systematic review, meta-analysis and comparative effectiveness research methodology.
Dr. Qureshi earned her doctorate in Urban Systems, a joint UMDNJ, NJIT and Rutgers-Newark degree program. She has published peer reviewed articles in leading journals and has contributed to the Joanna Briggs systematic review methodology for reviews of association.
The Spring Institute will be held will be held at the Rutgers School of Nursing, 65 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07101
Rutgers Health Sciences Campus at Newark is conveniently located only minutes away from Newark Penn Station and Newark Liberty International Airport and less than 15 miles from New York Port Authority in midtown Manhattan.
Download the map and guide to Rutgers Newark (pdf)
Nearby hotels include:
Hilton Newark Penn Station in Newark
Gateway Center, Newark, NJ 07102
(0.25 miles from Newark Penn Station)
Best Western Robert Treat Hotel in Newark
50 Park Place, Newark, NJ 07102
(0.36 miles from Newark Penn Station)
Hampton Inn & Suites Newark / Harrison Riverwalk in Harrison
100 Passaic Ave., Harrison, NJ 07029
(0.79 miles from Newark Penn Station)
Parking : There is limited public parking on the street or at metered spaces. There are 3 parking decks available on the Newark Health Sciences campus (for a fee). Parking deck P3 is closest to the Bergen Building. View More Parking Info
Continuing Nursing Education
Rutgers School of Nursing is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission On Accreditation.
Provider Number P290-6/14-17.