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Extended Courses



Course Description

Designed for individuals participating in a guideline development group in the role of chair or co-chair.

At the end of this course learners will:

  • Be able to lead a guideline panel to reach consensus on health guideline recommendations
    • Be able to understand and describe the evidence-based methods for developing practice guidelines based on the G-I-N- McMaster approach

Pre-requisites: Certified Guideline Methodologist

Delivery Format: online

Time Commitment: approximately 6-8 hours

Certification Requirements: completion of level 3 coursework; pass level 3 online quizzes; participate in 5 guideline panels, of which 3 must be as chair trainee


Note #1: Pre-requisite Course Reminder
The Level 2: Guideline Methodologist Course has a pre-requisite requirement, which is the completion of the Level 1: Guideline Panel Member Certification Course. For any questions and concerns, please email: 

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