Knowledge Translation

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Knowledge Translation

Doing the right things right:
Translating stroke research into practice

Knowledge translation

This workshop teaches therapists how to translate research from randomised controlled trials and systematic reviews into practice.
Therapists will identify a research-practice gap based on clinical guidelines and develop a quality improvement action plan to follow through at work.

Pre-reading will be provided to workshop organisers for email distribution to participants

This workshop can be run as a half-day/evening (4-hr) or full-day workshop.
Recommended workshop numbers: Up to 50 participants

Target audience:
Allied health professionals including physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists.

Venue and equipment:
Education facilities with data projector. Presenters will bring their own Mac Computer and connector.  White board and white board markers. Lecture room where participants can work in pairs or small groups

Learning Objectives

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:


the process of translating research into practice.


important research-practice gaps.


common barriers to translating research.


strategies/interventions that can be used to overcome these barriers.


expected outcomes for health professionals and teams (eg % of patients receiving the intervention) and patient outcomes (eg amount of practice conducted).


frameworks that can guide implementation projects.


Dr Annie McCluskey
Dr Annie McCluskey
Occupational therapist, health services researcher and educator. She has 30+ years experience in stroke and brain injury rehabilitation.

The workshop typically includes the following content: