Introduction

Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?

Author: Graham, I. D., Logan, J., Harrison, M. B., … (2006)

Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map?

Graham, I. D., Logan, J., Harrison, M. B., Straus, S. E., Tetroe, J., Caswell, W., & Robinson, N. (2006). Lost in knowledge translation: time for a map? Journal of continuing education in the health professions, 26(1), 13-24.

Description

This document provides an overview of key terms and concepts related to Knowledge Translation (KT), and is considered a foundational document in the field, even though now a bit dated. The authors describe a framework for KT that has shaped how researchers, practitioners and people in policy consider and approach KT. The framework helps to understand the various processes and steps involved in KT.

Potential use

A strong academic document that helps to clarify key elements related to KT; what KT is, what a high level KT process might look like, and considerations for developing a KT plan. The document is focused on healthcare settings, however concepts are relevant across fields and domains. 

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