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Learn more about knowledge translation

CIHR External Links to Knowledge Translation: Provides an extensive list of Knowledge Translation websites including KT resources and Canadian and international programs, initiatives, and funders.

KT Clearinghouse: Funded by CIHR, the KT Clearinghouse website is a repository of KT resources for individuals who want to learn about the science and practice of KT, and access tools that facilitate their own KT research and practices.

Defining knowledge translation.
Straus et al. CMAJ. 2009 Aug 4; 181(3-4): 165-8.

The case for knowledge translation: shortening the journey from evidence to effect. 
Davis et al. BMJ 2003; 327: 33–35.

Learn more about effective continuing education

Effectiveness of Continuing Medical Education [PDF - 4.1 MB]: Sponsored by the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and prepared by the Johns Hopkins University Evidence-based Practice Center, this report reviews the evidence 
supporting effective CME in terms of knowledge, attitudes, skills, practice behavior, and clinical practice outcomes.

Principles of effective CME [PDF - 70.5 kB]: A document examining how to prepare and deliver effective CME that was prepared in 2004 by the Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary.

CME and Its Role in the Academic Medical Center: Increasing Integration, Adding Value
Davis et al. Academic Medicine 2010; 85(1): 12-15.

Continuing medical education, continuing professional development, and knowledge translation: improving care of older patients by practicing physicians.
Thomas et al. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006; 54(10):1610-8.

Learn more about critical appraisal and evidence based medicine

Evidence-based practice: A regularly updated, comprehensive list of evidence-based online resources from the College of Pharmacy, Dalhousie University.

Centre for Evidence Based Medicine: Oxford University’s CEBM website includes a variety of helpful tools in supporting the development and application of critical appraisal skills.

Learn how to teach evidence-based clinical practice: McMaster University, the birthplace of evidence-based health-care (EBHC), regularly runs brief courses in how to appraise research and translate the results into practice.

Evidence Updates: A unique alerting service tailored to clinicians’ interests offered to all by a collaboration between the BMJ Group and McMaster University's Health Information Research Unit.

Journal Clubs: Evidence-Based Current Awareness: An updated resource of web resources that link clinicians to pre-appraised evidence reviews as well as instructional resources about journal clubs.

Critical Appraisal and Clinical Risk Calculators: An updated list of web resources that link clinicians to various effect size, NNT, statistical, and clinical risk calculators.

Immunization Resources

Documentation Sheet [PDF - 20 KB]

Injection Assessment and Consent Form [PDF - 190 KB]