Undertaking a Scoping Review

How to conduct rigorous scoping reviews.

  • An overview of knowledge synthesis approaches. 
  • When to perform a scoping review as compared to other approaches.
  • How to form an appropriate question and inclusion criteria for a scoping review. 
  • How to develop a scoping review protocol. 
  • How to present and report a scoping review. 
  • What is covered in the micro-credential?

    • Describe and discuss the systematic review process. 
    • Become familiar with different types of review questions.
    • Discuss when you would do a scoping review compared to a systematic review.
    • Be able to conduct a Scoping review using appropriate methods.
  • This micro-credential is suitable for

    This micro-credential it suitable for:

    • postgraduate students needing to undertake a scoping review
    • researchers and academics looking to upskill in scoping reviews and knowledge synthesis
    • clinicians looking to conduct scoping reviews.

    This micro-credential incorporates approximately 7.5 hours of learning.

    International students: please refer to PACE Terms and Conditions prior to registering.

  • How will I benefit?

    You will gain:

    • an understanding of knowledge synthesis approaches 
    • confidence in preparing for and undertaking a scoping review
    • knowledge regarding the appropriate conduct of scoping reviews.
  • How will my organisation benefit?

    Your organisation will gain an individual with lifelong skills developed in forming questions and gaining answers from the literature. 

  • Credit, Pathways, CPD Points and Certification

    • Participants will receive a soft copy University of Adelaide Certificate of Completion.
    • This micro-credential may contribute to earning Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points or credit. Many professional associations accredit CPD at a standard rate of 1 hour of professional development / learning = 1 CPD point. This should be used as a guide only and confirmation should be sought from your accrediting body prior to registration in any PACE micro-credential or program

Enter our online learning space

Your micro-credential will be delivered via our virtual learning platform and includes the following:

  • access to online materials including videos, interactive scenarios, readings and quizzes
  • resources created and curated by our world-renowned academics and researchers.

You will need:

  • computer or tablet
  • web browser Chrome or Firefox to view your micro-credential online
  • webcam, headphones and microphone
  • internet connection (broadband or 4G minimum)
  • notepaper and pen.

Available micro-credential dates:

  • Self-paced

    Course Start Date: Self-paced
    Session Information:
    Instructions on how to access your online course will be provided in your Registration Confirmation email.
    Location: Online Learning
    Not applicable
    Schedule number: 8481
    Required fees: Price
    Registration (GST Free)$315.00
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