Session 2: Methods for Scoping Reviews

In this session, we will provide an in-depth presentation of the steps of conducting a scoping review. These steps include framing the research question, evidence retrieval, study classification, assessing quality of evidence, data extraction and organization, and collating, summarizing, and reporting the results of a Scoping Review. Faculty: Chad Nye, PhD; Oliver Wendt, PhD; Ginny Brunton, MSc.

Session 2

Methods for Scoping Reviews

  • Framing a Scoping Review Question
  • Retrieval of Evidence: Literature Search & Seizure
  • Study Classification and Selection
    • Determining Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria
    • Assessing the Quality of the Evidence
  • Data Extraction & Organization
    • Developing a Coding Form: Charting the Data
    • Challenges of Data Extraction
  • Collating, Summarizing, & Reporting
    • Developing a Numerical Summary
    • Developing a Thematic Summary
    • Report Results: Study Quality, Outputs; etc.,
    • Discuss implications for (1) Future Research, (2) Practice, and (3) Policy

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