BEAT-CKD Workshops

Introductory workshop on implementation science with Jeremy Grimshaw

Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Date: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Venue: The University of Sydney (venue details will be sent to confirmed registrants)
Cost: Free registration and includes catering

 This one day workshop will cover:
– What is implementation science? (Overview of field)
– Identifying barriers and facilitators to implementation (Introduction to theory based diagnostic processes, group task)
– Developing implementation interventions (Intervention mapping, group task)
– Evaluating implementation interventions (Cluster RCTs, quasi experiments)
– Enhancing the informativeness of evaluations of implementation interventions
– Reducing waste and improving value of implementation research

Facilitator biography

Dr Jeremy Grimshaw received a MBChB (MD equivalent) from the University of Edinburgh, UK.  He trained as a family physician prior to undertaking a PhD in health services research at the University of Aberdeen.  He moved to Canada in 2002.  His research focuses on the evaluation of interventions to disseminate and implement evidence-based practice.  Dr. Grimshaw is a Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, a Full Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences and a Corresponding Fellow of the Royal College of Edinburgh. He is Director of Cochrane Canada and formerly was the Co-coordinating Editor of the Cochrane Effective Practice and Organisation of Care group.  He was also the Principal Investigator of Knowledge Translation Canada (KT CANADA), a CIHR and CFI funded interdisciplinary network of over 50 knowledge translation researchers from six academic health science centres in three provinces.  He has over 450 peer reviewed publications.
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BEAT-CKD Registries Workshop

Time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Date: Monday 3rd April and Tuesday 4th April 2017
Venue: SA Health and Medical Research Institute, North Terrace, Adelaide, Australia
Cost: This event is supported by the NHMRC BEAT-CKD Program Grant. Registration is free for members of the nephrology community.
This event, hosted by ANZDATA, will include sessions on:
1) ANZDATA Registry – how to request and use data extracts
2) Renal Registries workshop – registries beyond ANZDATA
3) Statistical analysis – what to do (and not to) in analysis of registry data
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