Consumer-led knowledge translation

This is a recording of the Cochrane Canada Webinar with Mary Brachaniec, a patient collaborator for the Cochrane and several arthritis research team, on leveraging patient experience and networks to share Cochrane Reviews.

Improving patient access to quality treatment information is a key goal of Cochrane. This webinar presents a Canadian consumer-led strategy to share Cochrane Review results in understandable and useable ways with target audiences, including consumers, to enhance shared decision making and self-management. Examples of consumer involvement throughout the Cochrane Review process are discussed.

After using this resource, you should be able to...
  • Understand what is knowledge translation in the context of Cochrane and health research
  • Appreciate consumers’ involvement in conducting Cochrane Reviews
  • Discuss how different knowledge tools can be used for sharing the results of Cochrane Reviews

Author information: 
Brachaniec, Mary

Cochrane Canada webinar series was produced with the support of Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Institute of Gender and Health, Institute of Health Services and Policy Research, Institute of Human Development, Child and Youth Health, Institute of Infection and Immunity, Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis, Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes, and Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care. Blackboard Collaborate tool for producing webinars was provided by Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / WHO Research Promotion and Development. Special thanks to Luis Gabriel Cuervo for converting the webinars to Youtube videos.