Premeeting Workshop:
PW09. How to Use EBM/GRADE to Develop Guidelines
Wednesday, October 3, 2018: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Room: S 155

  • 1-GRADE Overview and First Exercise.pdf (1.7 MB)
  • 2-Evidence to Decision_Balancing Outcomes_Exercise 2.pdf (1.3 MB)
  • exercise-1 ref sheet.pdf (483.8 kB)
  • GRADE Introduction Slides.pdf (795.8 kB)
  • Otitis Media Exercise 1 UPDATED 092618.pdf (235.5 kB)
  • Otitis Media Exercise 2 UPDATED 092618.pdf (236.3 kB)
  • Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this session, participants will be able to:

    • explain the guideline development process utilized by IDSA including: initiation of guidelines, scope, question formulation, searching for evidence, evidence synthesis, and recommendation development using Grading of Recommendation Assessment, Development and Evaluation framework (GRADE) methods
    • discuss GRADE methods as a means to rate the quality/certainty of the underlying evidence and the grading of the strength and direction of recommendation

    Target Audience: Clinicians, Fellows, Infectious diseases pediatricians, Infectious diseases physicians, Medical students and residents, Members-in-training, Researchers, Scientists, Vaccinologists

    Tracks: Transplant ID, Trainee, Pediatric ID, Investigative ID, HIV-STD-TB, Global ID, Epidemiology and Infection Control, Adult ID

    Pre-Meeting Workshop Panelists:  Yngve Falck-Ytter, MD, Case Western Reserve University , Valery Lavergne, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Hôpital Du Sacré-Coeur De Montréal and Reed Siemieniuk, MD, PhD(c), McMaster University

    Pre-Meeting Workshop Moderators:  Paul Alexander, PhD, Infectious Diseases Society of America and Yngve Falck-Ytter, MD, Case Western Reserve University

    8:00 AM
    Welcome and Course Overview
    8:05 AM
    Creating Trustworthy Clinical Practice Guidelines
    8:30 AM
    GRADE Overview
    10:00 AM
    Exercise: Otitis Media – Rate the GRADE Domains
    10:30 AM
    10:45 AM
    Overview: Evidence-to-Decision Framework
    11:00 AM
    Balancing Outcomes: Patients’ Values and Preferences
    11:30 AM
    Exercise: Otitis Media – From Evidence to Recommendation
    11:45 AM
    Questions and Wrap-Up

    CME Credits: Maximum of 4.00 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


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