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International Guideline Training and Certification Program

Certified Guideline Methodologist

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For Guideline Producing Organizations: Why Require Certification of Guideline Methodologists?

Organizations will require certification among guideline methodologists as they are aware that:

  • Methodologists’ experience and knowledge may relate to outdated methods or methods that are not evidence-based
  • Methodologists may have appropriate up-to-date knowledge of evidence-based methods, but have limited experience with applying them in panels

Course Description

Designed for individuals participating in a guideline development group in the role of an expert methodologist

Previously Known as: (Level 2: Guideline Methodologist Certification Course)


Certified Guideline Panel Member

Benefits of Certification

Benefits of certification include:

  • Guideline producing organizations can check if potential methodologists are certified
  • Guideline producing organizations will rely on methodologists with evidence-based knowledge and skills, who can explain complex methodological issues to guideline panels
  • Individuals will be able to apply their knowledge and skills as a methodologist to guideline development for any health-related topic

Main Learning Objectives

After completion of the Guideline Methodologist course, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand and describe the evidence-based methods to developing practice guidelines, based on the entire GIN-McMaster checklist
  • Apply the evidence-based methods as a panel methodologist

Course Price Register Now

  • Regular course price: $1,595.00 CAD + tax, GIN member price: $1,355.75 CAD + tax, 15% discount for LMIC available