Some tools to help us think about implementing evidence in our practice

Health Evidence www.healthevidence.org shares tools that guide practice evidence, developed in collaboration with local public health organizations.  While targeted at public health some of the tools provide useful approaches for emerging front line projects.

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Looking for tools to help you find and use research evidence? Use the Health Evidence™ practice tools to help you work through the evidence-informed decision making process; search for evidence, track your search, and share lessons learned with your public health organization.

Example of tools:

See the current tools at their site herehttp://www.healthevidence.org/practice-tools.aspx

Survey “Hospital Discharge for Patients Experiencing Homelessness.”

From the  Community Workspace on Homelessness – “an interactive space for communities and by communities!”

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If you are a professional whose work relates to homelessness, please consider completing this anonymous 3-minute survey titled, “Hospital Discharge for Patients Experiencing Homelessness.” This research is being conducted by Dr. Kristy Buccieri, Assistant Professor at Trent University, to better understand professional opinions on discharge planning for patients experiencing homelessness. For further information, please contact kristybuccieri@trentu.ca.

https://workspaceonhomelessnes…ke_this_short_survey

Architecture to keep track of the big picture of health learning and the ensuing interventions

From the journal of Implementation Science, https://implementationscience.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13012-017-0607-7

…In this paper, we propose the use of architectural frameworks to develop LHSs that adhere to a recognized vision while being adapted to their specific organizational context. Architectural frameworks are high-level descriptions of an organization as a system; they capture the structure of its main components at varied levels, the interrelationships among these components, and the principles that guide their evolution.

Gather for World Elder Abuse Day, June 15

From Beverlee McIntosh – Nepean Rideau Osgood Community Resource Centre (NROCRC) asked that we pass this event through the SWAG network.

The agency needs financial support to keep up their good work in Ottawa. If you know of any ‘angel donors’ who are looking for a worthy cause, encourage them to attend this breakfast at the Barrhaven Legion.

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http://www.elderabuseontario.com/

 

 

 

A structured approach to analyzing public policies – Online course

Florence Morestin, shared this resource for ” structured approach to analyzing public policies” from the National Collaborating Centre for Healthy Public Policy http://www.ncchpp.ca/

 

Dear colleagues,

I would like to let you know that the NCCHPP’s online training courseA framework for analyzing public policies” is now being offered for free and is offered in a format compatible with PC, Mac, tablets and phones.

This online course will enable participants to make use of a framework for analyzing public policies in order to inform policy makers in the context of healthy public policy development.

Upon registration, you will have 24/7 access to the course. It is made of four self-paced modules presented on a user-friendly platform, allowing you to progress at your own pace. It takes from 6 to 8 hours to complete the course. Once you will have completed the course, you will be eligible for a certificate of completion.

To learn more or to register, click here: http://www.ncchpp.ca/438/Online_Course.ccnpps

 

For more information about the course, please feel free to contact us at ncchpp_training@inspq.qc.ca.

Conference on Sexual Violence & Intersectionality

From the Sexual Assault Support Centre 

At the Intersections– Sexual Violence & Intersectionality

At the Intersections will be a one-day conference consisting of panel discussions & workshops that will focus on increase accessibility to all survivors of sexual violence who experience intersecting marginalizations.

When: June 26th, 2017

Where: City Hall Ottawa – 110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, ON K1P 1J1

Time: 8-4pm

Registration: Free

*Limited Space* 

Learn more here: https://sascottawa.com/2017/05/23/at-the-intersections/