Chapter 4. Theories and Models of Knowledge to Action

  1. Sharon E. Straus MD, FRCPC, MSc4,5,
  2. Jacqueline Tetroe MA6 and
  3. Ian D. Graham PhD6,7
  1. Ian D. Graham PhD6,7,
  2. Jacqueline Tetroe MA6,
  3. Alison Hutchinson Mbioeth, PhD1,
  4. Carole A. Estabrooks RN, PhD2,
  5. Jean-Louis Denis PhD3,
  6. Pascale Lehoux3 and
  7. Anne Sales RN, PhD2

Published Online: 27 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444311747.ch4

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice

How to Cite

Graham, I. D., Tetroe, J., Hutchinson, A., Estabrooks, C. A., Denis, J.-L., Lehoux, P. and Sales, A. (2009) Theories and Models of Knowledge to Action, in Knowledge Translation in Health Care: Moving from Evidence to Practice (eds S. E. Straus, J. Tetroe and I. D. Graham), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444311747.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada

  2. 5

    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada

  3. 6

    Knowledge Translation Portfolio, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  4. 7

    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Knowledge Utilization Studies Program, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

  2. 2

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada

  3. 3

    Department of Health Administration, University of Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada

  4. 6

    Knowledge Translation Portfolio, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON, Canada

  5. 7

    School of Nursing, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 10 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405181068

Online ISBN: 9781444311747

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Keywords:

  • theories and models of knowledge to action;
  • planned action theories;
  • cognitive psychology theories of change;
  • educational theories;
  • organizational theory;
  • quality improvement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Planned action theories

  • Cognitive psychology theories of change

  • Educational theories

  • Organizational theory

  • Quality improvement