Using Evidence

Learn how to critically process and analyse medical scientific literature
30 Nov - 1 Dec 2022

On location


12,600 DKK ex VAT
(app. 1,694 EUR ex VAT)


This course will provide you with the tools to critically process and analyse medical scientific literature through a good understanding of basic statistical concepts and theories. 

You will learn about the construction of a scientific article and how to distinguish between “good” and “bad” science.

After this course, you will be able to understand, evaluate and explain the evidence of a publication to colleagues or stakeholders.


  • Medical scientific literature
  • Basic statistical concepts
  • “Good” and “bad” science
  • Evidence


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Course leader(s) & Lecturer(s)

  • Andreas Habicht
    Course leader
    Signifikans ApS


This course is relevant if you work with clinical research and development or use scientific research in your daily work, e.g as a product manager, nurse, doctor or pharmacist. The course is an elective course in the Pharma Consultant Programme, and beneficial for all who want to learn more about how to analyse scientific literature.

What you will learn

  1. Knowledge on how you construct a scientific article
  2. How you distinguish between “good” and “bad” scientific articles
  3. How to understand statistical analysis and results
  4. How to evaluate a publication's evidence
  5. How you transfer results from scientific literature to clinical life

What your company will get

  1. An employee who can take on interdisciplinary discussions of scientific literature
  2. An employee who can critically interpret the results of statistical analyses
  3. An employee who can apply terminology from scientific methodology to their daily work and in collaborations with colleagues and stakeholders

Course calendar

Starting 30 Nov 2022
30 Nov 2022 9:00-16:00


  • Welcome
  • Why critical reviews of clinical literature?
  • Evidence hierarchy
  • Important measures when reviewing evidence
  • Importance of author and publication
  • Design
  • Statistical analyses and results
  • Exercises
1 Dec 2022 9:00-16:00


  • Review of meta studies
  • Selection bias
  • Publication bias
  • Are the studies homogeneous?
  • Review of Real World Evidence (RWE) studies
  • Bias types in RWE studies
  • Matching of patient groups
  • RWE studies and the evidence hierarchy
  • Exercises
Practical information


Registration deadline
16 Nov 2022
Lersø Parkallé 101
2100 København Ø
30 Nov - 1 Dec
Sometimes things change. This is the expected programme.

Course information


Prior to the course you will get access to mandatory and optional readings via your personal Atrium log-in.

Please familiarize yourself with the mandatory readings before starting the course.

Before the course you are expected to read the book:

  • “Vurder selv evidens” by Andreas Habicht (2011). The book is sold at

Moreover, you will receive two publications that we will work with during the course. We expect you to read these before the course as well


There are no prerequisites for this course but we recommend that you have a Bachelor’s degree or similar as a minimum.


There is no exam for this course.

This course is a part of this programme

Pharma Consultant Programme

Design a medical training programme that fits your professional interests. Relevant if you work with or advice on drugs, maybe as a professional in sales and marketing, market access or public affairs in the pharma industry

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Course leader(s)

Andreas Habicht
Signifikans ApS


Andreas Habicht
Signifikans ApS

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