Wednesday, November 28, 2018

The AUB GRADE center delivers a workshop on the development and adaptation of clinical practice guideline in Lebanon (February 2018)

The AUB GRADE center conducted a two-day workshop entitled “Development and Adaptation of Practice Guidelines” on February 27 and 28 2018 at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. Elie Akl, the director of the AUB GRADE center, and Ms. Lara Kahale, the coordinator of the center, facilitated the workshop. Twenty-nine administrators, nurses, physicians, and researchers from multidisciplinary backgrounds participated in the workshop. They included representatives from various universities, medical centers, non-governmental organizations and the ministry of public health in Lebanon. Participants were introduced to guideline development using the GRADE methodology and guideline adaptation using the ‘adolopment’ methodology. They also received training in using the online guideline development tool (GRADEPro).