KT Connects: Implementation Science 101
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February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Implementation Science 101: What works in theory & practice for clinical interventions
Implementation science (IS) is the scientific study of methods and strategies that facilitate the uptake of evidence-based practice and research into regular use by practitioners and decision makers. This one-hour webinar will cover the ins and outs of IS, introducing theory and demonstrating practice with two case studies.
Dr. Lindsay Nettlefold will provide a brief introduction to IS, exploring what it is and why it is important. She will also define key terms and introduce important theories, models and frameworks that can be used to implement, scale-up and evaluate interventions.
CHÉOS Scientist Dr. Sarah Munro will present a hybrid effectiveness-implementation trial that involved embedding contraception shared decision-making tools in clinical practice.
Dr. Sonia Singh will present a multiple case study of the implementation and spread of an evidence-based model of care to prevent recurrent fractures in BC.
These examples will demonstrate the importance of understanding the implementation context when translating evidence-based tools into clinical care and illustrate the practical strategies for designing implementation science trials.
After this webinar, the audience will be able to:
- Define implementation science and relevant terms.
- Describe key theories, models and frameworks used to implement, scale and evaluate clinical interventions.
- Illustrate the process through examples from two case studies.
The three presentations will run for 45 minutes with the final 15 minutes for questions.