Teach a person to fish – the role of Train the Trainer in knowledge translation

Train the Training in writing over an illustrated scene of a father son fishing trip.

What is Train the Trainer? The Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness defines Train the Trainer as “training a person or people who, in turn, train other people at their home agency [1].” It has also been called pyramidal training,… Continue Reading

Alternative Facts about Knowledge Translation

Alternative Facts About KT

Senior advisor to the President, Kellyanne Conway, introduced the press to ‘alternative facts‘ over the weekend. Twitter (and the media) had a field day. Inspired by the new meme, we felt compelled to gather #AlternativeFacts that we sometimes hear or read about in Knowledge… Continue Reading

How does TREKK translate latest evidence into useful bedside tools?

85% of Canadian children don't go to ED

General emergency departments (EDs) treat the majority of acutely ill and injured children in Canada. These EDs are not affiliated with a children’s hospital, and oftentimes lack access to the resources and training necessary to provide best possible and consistent levels of emergency care… Continue Reading

What skills do you need to KT?

Drink Coffee: Do stupid things faster with more energy

A few weeks ago, Kate (our resident KT Scientist) posed, and answered the tricky question of “What is KT?”. Today, I have the task, and the pleasure of introducing our KT Platform at the Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) while… Continue Reading