Assessing and grading evidence in public health e-learning course (PRECEPT)

This online course introduces you to the methodology of PRECEPT (Project on a Framework for Rating Evidence in Public Health), with a special focus on communicable diseases. 

The PRECEPT methodology helps to assess and grade evidence in a more systematic, transparent and reproducible way. It can be applied for example when developing systematic reviews or guideline documents. 

⏳ Duration: 2-3 hours

👥 Audience: Public health professionals from all career levels with limited or no experience with evidence-based methods

🎯 Objectives: After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand, name and explain the different steps and domains of PRECEPT,
  • Identify and frame relevant questions in the different domains,
  • Understand the concept of study validity and apply quality appraisal for different study designs in different domains,
  • Apply the GRADE approach to different domains to determine the strength of a body of evidence.