{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Undertaking a Systematic Review of Diagnostic Test Accuracy

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Purpose of Activity

To provide an overview of the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) methodology behind conducting a systematic review assessing questions of diagnostic test accuracy.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Understand the importance of evidence-based healthcare (EBHC) and the systematic review of evidence and be familiar with the JBI and the JBI Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Program (CSRTP).
  2. Describe the indications and importance of conducting a diagnostic test accuracy review.
  3. List the study types that will be considered in these types of reviews.
  4. Critically appraise diagnostic test accuracy studies.
  5. Understand the method and approaches to synthesizing diagnostic test accuracy data.
Price: $137.50


  • ANCC 6.0 CH
  • DC - BON 6.0 CH
  • FL - BON 6.0 CH
  • GA - BON 6.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JBICSR117
Published: April 2017
Expires: 3/4/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Zoe Jordan, Acting Executive Director, Joanna Briggs Institute, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia