Journal article

Training programmes to improve evidence uptake and utilisation by physiotherapists: a systematic scoping review

Jessica Stander, Karen Grimmer, Yolandi Brink

BMC Medical Education | BMC | Published : 2018


BACKGROUND: Research training programmes are a knowledge translation (KT) intervention which aim to improve research evidence uptake by clinicians. Whilst KT training programmes have been reported to significantly improve evidence uptake by physiotherapists, it is unclear which aspects of training optimally assist KT into physiotherapy practice. The purpose of the review was to establish the body of evidence regarding KT training programmes to improve physiotherapists' use of evidence-based practice (EBP) and clinical practice guidelines (CPG). METHODS: A systematic scoping review was undertaken in line with the adapted Arksey and O'Malley framework. Nine electronic databases (CINAHL, BIOMED..

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