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Knowledge-to-Action Month

Every November, the Research Department works with internal, academic, and community partners to plan and host a month of presentations, workshops, and celebration, bringing together leaders and researchers, knowledge-users and patients to learn about the importance of translating evidence into practice to improve care and outcomes.

Knowledge-to-Action Month 2017

Save the date! Here's what we've got in the works for November 2017:

  • Nov. 1 - Addressing the Overdose Crisis: Impact, Evidence, and Action
  • Nov. 3 - Strengthening Patient-Oriented Research in the Community
  • Nov. 8 (10:30 - 12:00 pm) - A Prescription to Prevent Falls Across the Lifespan - Knowledge Exchange Research Rounds (with the BC Ministry of Health Knowledge Management & Library Services)
  • Nov. 15 (9:00 am - 12:30 pm) - Journeying through Community Reintegration after Acquired Brain Injury (with the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society and March of Dimes)
  • Nov. 17 (8:00 am - 5:30 pm) - Mind the Gap: Youth and Adult Mental Health Recovery - 20th Annual Island-Wide Schizophrenia Conference (BC Schizophrenia Society Victoria Branch)
  • Nov. 20 (12:00 - 1:00 pm) - Telehealth for Multiple Sclerosis: Improving Access to Specialist Care (with the Specialist Services Committee)
  • Nov. 22 - Healthy Eating, Healthy Aging: A Community Action Plan to reduce Malnutrition in Vulnerable Seniors (with Vancouver Island University, Raising the Profile, the City of Nanaimo, and Nanaimo Family Life Association)
  • Nov. 24 (12:00 - 1:00 pm) - Rebalancing Musculoskeletal Care: Aligning Patient Outcomes with Patient Priorities (with the Specialist Services Committee)
  • Nov. 28 (11:00 – 1:00 pm) – New Tools for Ethical Consideration in QI Projects: From "As Needed" to "Always Considered"

Watch this space; further details and events coming soon.

Knowledge-to-Action Month 2016

View recordings and reports from some of our 2016 events:

Knowledge-to-Action Month 2015

View recordings and resources from some of our 2015 events: