Canada Research Chair Seminar Series

Dr. Maureen Markle-Reid's Canada Research Chair seminar series examines research issues in the development, evaluation and translation of nurse-led interventions.

Key Topics

  • The steps of intervention design, including identification of the health issue or problem, clarification of the key ingredients comprising an intervention, and the application of theory
  • Implementation of an intervention, including development of the intervention manual, training interventionists, intervention fidelity, intervention adaptation for contextual environment, and implementation barriers
  • Evaluating an intervention, including testing the acceptability, feasibility efficacy, and effectiveness of an intervention
  • Translation of effective interventions into practice

Target Audience

  • Graduate students (Master’s or PhD) enrolled in the Nursing Graduate Program at McMaster University
  • School of Nursing Faculty Members, interested in developing and/or determining the effectiveness of nurse-led interventions
  • Clinical faculty members with the School of Nursing interested in designing, implementing and evaluating the effects of nurse-led interventions

Format

  • A mix of formal presentation and informal discussion

Time and Location

Evaluation

  • Seminars are evaluated informally using unsolicited feedback from the participants as well as formally through the completion of a short evaluation form

 

Upcoming Seminar

Seminars will resume in September 2017 - watch for more details in August

 

Past Seminars

Seminar 1: Evaluating intervention fidelity in complex community-based interventions 

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Seminar 2: The Essentials of Pilot Studies: The What, Why and How
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Seminar 3: Designing Complex Community-based Interventions for Older Adults
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Seminar 4: Mixed Methods in Health Intervention Research: Traditions, Myths and Strategies
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Seminar 5: Tips for using qualitative research in designing complex interventions
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Seminar 6: Evaluating the Implementation of Complex Interventions: Frameworks, Measures and Experiences from a Range of Studies

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Seminar 7: Successful Recruitment Strategies for Securing a Survey Sample of Caregivers of Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions (MCC)

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Seminar 8: Lessons Learned from the ACHRU Community Partnership Program for Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes and Multiple Chronic Conditions

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Seminar 9: Evaluating and Optimizing Pragmatic Trials in Intervention Research with Older Adults with Chronic Morbidities

Seminar 10: Rapid Review Approaches

Seminar 11: Strengthening Collaborative Community-Based Research Partnerships: Insights from the Aging, Community and Health Research Unit

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