Lost in Implementation?
How a framework can guide the way
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What does it mean to apply implementation science?

This is a challenging question without a clear answer. Implementation science is multi-disciplinary and affects many aspects of implementation. So what are the practicable aspects of implementation science? These are are generally considered to be implementation science theories, models, and frameworks. These theories, models, and frameworks make up the architecture or backbone of applying implementation science (Nilsen, 2015).

Theories, models and frameworks are all collectively required to effectively carry out implementation. As with everything in implementation, there is no “one size fits all”. Different process models are best suited to different situations. For example, if you are planning to implement a guideline or best practice, you’ll need to identify implementation strategies; a process model like the Knowledge to Action cycle can help you get there. If you’re working on implementing a program, a process model like Active Implementation, Getting to Outcomes or the Quality Implementation Framework might be a better fit.

So how do you choose a framework? Join this webinar to learn about the frameworks, models and theories and the considerations in choosing what to use.

Understand the impact of dissemination and implementation activities
Describe how using process models, theories, and frameworks can improve impact 
Reflect on the relationship between readiness for change and impact
Webinar Host
Dr Tamika Heiden
Principal, Knowledge Translation Australia
Tamika Heiden has dedicated the last five years of her career to impact pathways through knowledge translation and the identification and assessment of research impact. Tamika is passionate about making a difference and delivering projects that create significant and lasting change for her clients.
Tamika’s more than a decade of career experience as a researcher and research manager in the fields of health, sport and medical research, along with her formal qualifications in knowledge translation and impact make her one of the few specialists that doesn’t just talk the talk. Tamika enjoys helping her clients to form partnerships, develop impact plans, and be rewarded for their efforts.
Tamika founded and hosted the annual online Research Impact Summit.
Tamika's passion for impact, along with the summit success, led to her becoming known as  the “Australian powerhouse of Research Impact”, and resulted in her winning the 2018 Knowledge Mobilization Forum award for Innovation. With a 4000 strong audience representing 47 countries, Tamika has interviewed more than fifty experts in the fields of stakeholder engagement, translation and implementation, and research impact.
Our Guest Speaker
Dr. Julia E. Moore
Senior Director, Center for Implementation

Dr. Julia E. Moore is the Senior Director for the Center for Implementation. Dr. Moore has a PhD from Penn State, where she was trained as an implementation scientist, researching the best ways to implement evidence-based programs. She has worked on over 75 knowledge translation/implementation projects. During her time at Penn State, she worked at the Evidence- based Prevention and Intervention Support Center (EPISCenter), an intermediary organisation that promotes the use of effective programs for communities. There, she supported more than 120 communities that had implemented 10 evidence-based programs over 200 times. While at the Knowledge Translation Program at St. Michael’s Hospital, Dr. Moore grew the Team for Implementation, Evaluation, and Sustainability from 0 to 20 full-time employees managing over 50 knowledge translation projects. Dr. Moore is most passionate about supporting professionals how to use implementation science. She has delivered dozens workshops to over 1000 participants.
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