Are you interested in clinical practice improvement? Do you want to gain skills, work with a team and mentor to develop a plan to implement an innovative practice change? Join us!
The Knowledge Translation (KT) Challenge is an annual program run in collaboration with Providence Health Care, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and BC Cancer. This program uses a comprehensive approach that combines training, mentoring and funding to help you build skills and confidence to identify, implement, and evaluate evidence-informed practice improvements. By participating in the KT Challenge, you will learn KT principles and tools that can assist you in developing targeted and sustainable strategies for change in clinical care and service delivery.
How can I participate?
- Review the KT Challenge timeline and guidelines
- Form a team of 2 or more people. Teams can be inter-professional. At least one member has to be a point-of-care staff
- Designate a team leader (must be 0.5 FTE or greater, employed at BC Cancer for a minimum of one year)
- Complete and submit the letter of intent by October 14, 2022
What supports are provided?
- Two virtual KT skills workshops and easy access to KT resources
- Funding: $5,000 for selected teams
2022 BC Cancer KT Challenge Cohort Projects
- Enteral feeding discussion aid for patients with head and neck cancer on dual-modality treatments
- Show me the evidence - nursing practices and policy at BC Cancer
For more information
- Is it research or KT?
- Visit the KT Challenge webpage
- Email Maria Torrejon (coordinator research & evaluation), firstname.lastname@example.org