KnowledgeTranslationatLorestanUniversityof MedicalSciences: EvidencefromIran

Imani-Nasab, M. H and NouraeiMotlagh, Soraya and Birjandi, Mehdi and Bakhtiar,1, Katayon and Samadbeik, Mahnaz (2020) KnowledgeTranslationatLorestanUniversityof MedicalSciences: EvidencefromIran. ShirazE-Medical Journal.

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Abstract

ackground:Healthsystemsaroundtheworldareencounteredwiththechallengeoffillingthegapbetweenknowledgeandpractice. Objectives: Thisstudyaimedtoinvestigatethestatusof knowledgetranslationatLorestanUniversityof MedicalSciences,Iran. Methods: Thiscross-sectionalstudywasconductedin2017. Fordatacollection,theknowledgetranslationself-assessmenttoolfor researchinstituteswasused. Dataanalysiswasconductedbasedonthefour-dimensionalandseven-dimensionalstructuresof the tool. Thedatawereanalyzedusingdescriptiveandanalyticalstatistics. Results: Theoverallstatusof knowledgetranslationwasatanaveragelevelwithameanscoreof 2.13outof totalscore5. Thestudied university acquired a mean score of 2.41 (good level) from maximum score 4.22 in the knowledge generation dimension and a mean score of 1.70 (weak level) from maximum score 3.50 in the dimension of promoting the use of evidence. Comparison of themeanscoresof knowledgetranslationanditsdimensionsdidnotshowanysignificantassociationwiththefacultymembers’ characteristics(age,workexperience,gender,educationlevel,academicrank,andschool). Conclusions: Considering the overall level of knowledge translation and the poor level in some dimensions, it is suggested that thestudieduniversityputstheperiodicself-assessmentof knowledgetranslationontheagendaanddesignsandimplementsthe improvementinterventionsbasedontheself-assessments.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samad darabian
Date Deposited: 21 Jun 2020 03:41
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2020 03:41
URI: http://eprints.lums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2188

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