Twin Cities Chapter Webcast: How to Do a Methodologically Sound Literature Search

RAC Credits
Tuesday, 25 August 2020 (12:00 PM) - Tuesday, 25 August 2020 (1:00 PM) Central Time (US & Canada)

Member: FREE
Nonmember: $20

Your participation in the regulatory community is vital. Currently, RAPS Chapter in-person events are converted to webcasts so that regulatory professionals have online access to valuable knowledge necessary to understand the daily impact on our industry. RAPS is offering this webcast for free to members and $20 for non-members.


Literature review is a vital component of the clinical evaluation procedure for medical device approval. With increased scrutiny on clinical evaluations and clinical data, it is essential to conduct methodologically sound systematic literature searches. This webcast will demonstrate how adopting best practices can help reduce barriers for approval by notified bodies.

Learning objectives of this webcast includes:

  • understanding how to create search methodology
  • derive search terms
  • weighting tables, and inclusion/exclusion criteria

A Q&A session will be included at the end of the webcast. 

This event is brought to you by the RAPS Twin Cities Chapter to encourage knowledge sharing and community development. RAC holders may claim 1.0 RAC recertification credit.

Learning Level:

Intermediate: Content is designed based upon the assumption that individuals have basic knowledge of the topic(s) and/or demonstrated competence related to the topic(s). Higher-level concepts are introduced during lectures; exercises requiring synthesis and/or application of concepts are incorporated into the activity.

This webcast is available to RAPS members for free. RAPS membership provides vital information for regulatory professionals, as well as a place for networking and invaluable connections. 

Now is a great time to explore the many benefits to RAPS membership, including the Member Knowledge Center and our award-winning, private online community, Regulatory Exchange. 

Find out more about RAPS membership today.

How Do Webcasts Work?

For the best webcast experience, please use the Google Chrome browser. RAPS webcasts are also mobile- and tablet-accessible for your convenience. Registrants will receive instructions on how to log in 24 hours before the start of the webcast. A live Q&A portion with the speaker will follow the presentation. 

Featured Speaker:
Beth Figuls, senior medical writer, Network Partners