Clinical Practice (assessment, diagnosis, treatment, knowledge translation/EBP, implementation science, program development)
Implementation of evidence based interventions (EBI) has proven to be a challenge in the rehabilitation community. Literature indicates that the integration of EBI into consistent practice can take 17 or more years. Therefore, individuals are not benefitting from interventions evidence has shown will enhance the rehabilitation process. This workshop will provide an overview of Knowledge Implementation theory, the Knowledge-to-Action cycle. Participants will have an opportunity to work in facilitated groups to begin a preliminary analysis of their own organization to develop plans as to how to capitalize on facilitators and overcome barriers to implementing EBI as a practice standards.