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International Guideline Training and Certification Program

Certified Guideline Panel Member

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For Guideline Producing Organizations: Why Require Certification of Guideline Group or Panel Members?

Organizations will require certification among guideline development group members as they are aware that:

  • their members may have little to no experience or understanding of guideline development methods
  • their members’ experience and knowledge relates to outdated methods or methods that are not evidence-based.

Course Description

Designed for individuals participating as a member of a guideline development group

Previously Known as: (Level 1: Guideline Group or Panel Member Certification Course)


No prerequisite training required

Benefits of Certification

Benefits of certification include:

  • Guideline producing organizations can check if potential panel members are certified
  • Guideline producing organizations will rely on panels with the same, evidence-based knowledge and skills
  • Individuals will be able to apply their knowledge and skills to the development of guidelines for any health-related topic

Main Learning Objectives

After completion of the Guideline Group or Panel member course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand and describe the evidence-based methods to developing practice guidelines, based on the relevant topics of the GIN-McMaster checklist
  • Apply the evidence-based methods as a practice guideline panel member


Course Price Register Now

  • Regular course price: $170.50 CAD + tax, GIN member price: $148.50 CAD + tax, 15% discount for LMIC available