Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Evaluation before Implementation: Put Value back into Evaluation

Evaluation before Implementation: Put Value back into Evaluation

Evaluation before Implementation: Put Value back into Evaluation

Jan 30, 2017, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Hilton Garden Inn Hotel
92 Peter Street
About this Event:

*** Please note:
Online registration has now closed. The next Evaluation Workshop will be offered on July 17, 2017.

When making practice change, nurses often focus on the implementation of a new practice, rather than considering the importance of planning for evaluation. This workshop will inspire nurses involved in clinical projects and practice change activities to integrate principles of evaluation throughout the change process. Get the skills to be able to interpret analyze and leverage evaluation data.

This workshop is designed for nursing clinicians and practice leaders to gain an ability to conceptualize evaluation in relation to practice change.

The focus of this course is on the creation and selection of relevant performance measures and the creation of an evaluation plan.

Session objectives
Participants will learn:

  • Gain a foundational understanding of performance measures
  • Determine approaches to monitor and evaluate evidence-based practice changes:
    • Select and create relevant measures
    • Identify the link between best-practice guideline recommendations and performance measures
    • Understand the data lifecycle
    • Create a data lifecycle management plan
    • Understand the importance of evaluation prior to implementation
    • Describe opportunities and challenges associated with the scale and spread of evaluation
    • Gain an understanding of how to interpret, utilize and leverage your evaluation data to support practice change


    • Facilitated dialogue
    • Opportunities to apply theory to real-life clinical situations
    • Small and large group discussion
    • Reference material for future use

    Gurjit Toor, RN, MPH

Cost for Members: 
$226.00 CAD
Cost for non-Members: 
$299.45 CAD