Perspectives of an Interdisciplinary Research Team to Engage Practice: Lessons from a Knowledge Exchange Trainee Experience

Robin Urquhart, Grace Johnston, Shauna McVorran, Fred Burge
2010 Healthcare Policy | Politiques de Santé  
End-of-life (EOL) care is an area of health services that will ultimately affect us all. To share the knowledge emerging from EOL research and to address inequities in the quality of EOL care in Nova scotia, a knowledge exchange (KE) trainee was hired to translate research and surveillance into a surveillance Report. The purpose of this paper is to reflect upon this initiative and share the research team' s perspectives on their KE experiences. We describe four key competencies of the KE
more » ... selected, and discuss lessons learned from this KE trainee experience, to expand our understanding of KE. Robin L. Urquhart et al.
doi:10.12927/hcpol.2010.21782 fatcat:5p26smhohbd6dfyt4hqfoew4mi