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Knowledge Translation

May 22, 2017 - May 24, 2017

Have you ever tried to get a new guideline or piece of evidence into your everyday practice and been surprised by how long it took and how complex it was? Did you struggle to measure the project’s success? As you reflect, you can likely identify what would have been helpful to know beforehand, and what support you would have liked on the way?

Getting evidence into practice: steps to success is a three-day, highly interactive and outcome focused workshop that covers the essential skills and knowledge needed to facilitate the implementation of evidence and innovation into everyday practice.

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  • 22-24 May 2017
  • IHBI Seminar Room, 60 Musk Avenue, QUT Kelvin Grove

 Course outline

Led by an internationally renowned team of knowledge translation researchers, facilitators and practicing clinicians form Queensland and South Australia, you will learn how to set up an implementation project, how to facilitate the process and how to evaluate its impact.

This is a participatory course, with interactive group discussions, roleplay and group activities. Course content will cover the following topics:

  • What is Knowledge Translation and why is it important?
  • Introducing the i-PARIHS framework
  • Manage complex change: The central role of facilitation
  • Identifying and preparing individuals to become facilitators
  • Identifying, engaging and communicating with stakeholders
  • Methods for evaluating an implementation project
  • Evaluating in practice
  • ‘Shark Tank’ Presentation

Dinner, Tuesday evening

Join your course presenters and special guests (including DDG John Wakefield) for dinner on the second evening of your workshop.  This valuable networking opportunity is included in your course fee.

Target audience

Clinician researchers, healthcare professionals, PhD, Post-Doctoral, health service and implementation science researchers working with health systems to introduce new models of care and service improvements.

Course presenters and panelists

Adrienne Young, Research Coordinator, Department of Nutrition, RBWH

Alison Kitson, Co-author of the i-PARIHS framework; Dean and Head of Adelaide Nursing School, The University of Adelaide; Associate Fellow, Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford

Alison Mudge, Physician, Internal Medicine and Aged Care; Health & Medical Research Fellow, RBWH

Gill Harvey, Co-author of the i-PARIHS framework; Professorial Research Fellow, School of Nursing, The University of Adelaide

Megan Campbell, Centre Manager, AusHSI

Prue McRae, Project Manager, Health Services Research, RBWH

Sonya Osborne, Senior Research Fellow and Implementation Scientist, AusHSI


Special Guests:

John Wakefield, Deputy Director-General, Department of Health – Queensland

David Rosengren, Deputy Executive Director – Operations, Metro North Hospital and Health Service


May 22, 2017
May 24, 2017
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IHBI Seminar Room,
60 Musk Avenue,QUT Kelvin Grove NSW Australia + Google Map