Short Courses

  • Joanna Briggs Institute

    The Joanna Briggs Institute offers a range of education and training courses for clinicians, managers, educators, academics and students from the fields of nursing, allied health, medicine, information science and the health sciences.

    Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program (CSRTP):
    (Consisting of Modules 0001, 0002 & 0003)

    The JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program is designed to prepare researchers and clinicians to develop, conduct and report comprehensive systematic reviews of evidence following the Joanna Briggs Institute approach and using the Joanna Briggs Institute SUMARI software.

    Learn how to conduct systematic reviews of qualitative and quantitative evidence. Certified reviewers may become authorised reviewers in the Institute’s peer reviewed journal, The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports (JBISRIR), which is indexed in Embase, Scopus, Mosby’s Index (Elsevier), CINAHL (EBSCO) and Medline.

    This is a one, three or five day program depending on your research needs or area of interest.

    * CSR001 Introduction to Evidence-Based Health Care and the Systematic Review of Evidence

    CSR002 The Systematic Review of Evidence generated through Quantitative Research

    CSR003 The Systematic Review of Evidence generated by Qualitative Research, Narrative and Text

    *CSR0001 is a Mandatory Pre-requisite module to CSR0002 and CSR0003

    Evidence-Based Clinical Fellowships Program

    The JBI Evidence-Based Clinical Fellowship Program is a six-month work place, evidence-based, implementation program involving 2 x five-day intensive training workshops in the Joanna Briggs Institute, and a work place evidence implementation project in the intervening months.

    Learn about clinical leadership and how to implement evidence in practice to improve outcomes. Have your project report published in our peer reviewed journal, The JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports (JBISRIR), which is indexed in Embase, Scopus, Mosby’s Index (Elsevier), CINAHL (EBSCO) and Medline.

    * Enrolment in this program includes complementary enrolment to the 'Clinical Leadership Program'.

    Clinical Leadership Program

    The JBI Clinical Leadership Program is a one-day program open to all leaders and leaders-to-be in all health care disciplines. This dynamic and interactive program, delivered by a specialist facilitator, provides participants with motivational information and practical techniques to create a more positive, personal and professional culture back in their workplace. It also helps participants to identify strategies that will assist in managing difficult behavior, building productive teams and implementing change thereby enabling effective leadership of project and people. These vital and transferable skills can be applied beyond work at home and at play.

    Come and Explore among other topics:
     Passionate Leadership
     Building Your Ideal Workplace
     The Great Divide – Understanding Our Differences
     Forget Change Management – Let’s Transform


  • School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide

    The School has been running two postgraduate health economics courses since 2010.

    The Foundations of Economic Evaluation in Healthcare course provides a comprehensive introduction to the key concepts and components of economic evaluation.

    Applied Health Economic Evaluation and Decision Making provides practical guidance and instruction on the application of economic evaluation, with a focus on model-based evaluation.

    Last year, the courses were converted to an online format for students enrolled in the School's postgraduate programs. This year both courses are being offered as extended short courses for persons not enrolled in the School's postgraduate programs.

  • Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney

    The School offers two types of Short courses:


  • Australian Health Services Research Institute


    A comprehensive series of seminars, with presenters discussing a range of topics from indigenous health issues to the impact of hospital acquired medical complications.

    The Seminars take place from 12:30 - 1:30pm at the Australian Health Services Research Institute, located in Building 234, iC Enterprise 1 at the Innovation Campus, University of Wollongong.

  • Centre for Health Economics, Monash University


    Seminar Series

    Research staff at the Centre for Health Economics, together with visiting and invited researchers, report on methodological issues and results of current research in the health sector. Visitors are welcome, and discussion and debate is encouraged.