The EON Research Course intends to assist residents to: develop a research protocol, be familiar with a critical appraisal of the topic, prepare case report and write a scientific paper. There will be 12 lecture topics for this online course (Table 2).

The Chairman is Dr. Glenn Marinas. The members are: Dr. Minerva Calimag, Dr. Ma. Concepcion Cruz, Dr. Ma. Lilybeth Tanchoco and I.

Table 2: PSA EON Research Course

Course Code Title
001 - CAT Critical Appraisal of Topic
002 - LS Literature Search
003 - RD Research Designs
004 - Pd1 Protocol Development: Research Question
005 - Pd1 Protocol Development: Research Objectives
006 - Pd2 Protocol Development: Introduction and Literature Review
007 - Pd3 Protocol Development: Other Parts of the Protocol
008 -PD 4 Protocol Development: Sample Size Computation
009 - PD 4 Protocol Development: Statistical Analysis
010 - PD 5 Protocol Development: Ethical Consideration
011 - SPW Scientific Paper Writing
012 - CR Case Report


To defray expenses, the course fee for the PSA EON ABC I will be: php 1,800.00 for residents and php 2,700.00 for consultants of good standing. For the PSA EON Research Course, the course fee will be php 800.00 for residents and php 1,200.00 for consultants.

Unauthorized sharing of any of the lecture topic or part of the course will automatically disqualify the Staff of the Anesthesia Department of the institution from joining PSA Educational Activities. It will also be reported to the PSA Commission on Ethics and the Philippine Board of Anesthesiology.

The EON is made possible by the PSA and GETZ Clinical partnership.