S214 Getting a Paper Accepted by a Scientific Journal / Levels of Evidence Made Easy

Friday, April 12
2:00pm - 4:00pm

2-Hour Courses - 2 CME credits per course

Getting a Paper Accepted by a Scientific Journal / Levels of Evidence Made Easy
2 CME credits
Discounted pre-registration fee: $25 On-site fee $50
Felmont Eaves, III, MD, Rod Rohrich, MD, Donald Lalonde, MD, Henry Spinelli, MD and Foad Nahai, MD
Feaves@charlotteplasticsurgery.com
Level: Basic                                      Organization: Didactic
Evidence Based Medicine is having a profound impact on medicine in general and on plastic surgery specifically.  This course will help participants understand the current state of EBM in plastic surgery, Levels of Evidence, and critical appraisal for better information assessment and decision-making.  This course will also be very helpful for journal reviewers and those authors wishing to publish in increasingly competitive journals.
Desired Objectives:

  • Express the growing importance of EBM in Plastic Surgery
  • Discuss how you can incorporate EBM principles into your practice now
  • Discuss how Levels of Evidence will help you predict the validity of conclusions and the potential for bias
  • Identify key methods for critically evaluating an article
  • Describe key points that will make journal submissions stronger and more competitive