Critically Appraised Topic


The Critically Appraised Topic (CAT) Presentation

During the Geriatric Medicine Rotation all residents will be assigned a date to present a 15minute (10 min presentation/ 5 min Q&A) critically appraised topic at rounds. Residents are expected to attend all Geriatric Medicine Rounds scheduled 3 time per block on Tuesday afternoons between 3pm and 4pm at Parkwood Institute.   

The presentation should not be stressful!  Decide on a clinical question based on a patient interaction (ask preceptor for guidance).  Use research literature (not review articles) to answer clinical question by implementing principles of critical appraisal to review the article. Make a one-page summary summary including: