Additional resources

Additional resources
Name of resource Description

Alberta Health Services Evaluation Plan and Evaluation Framework

This framework provides steps to guide you through developing an evaluation plan.
Evaluation: What is it and why do it? | Meera (  An overview of program evaluation principles. 
Developing an Effective Evaluation Plan: Setting the Course for Effective Program Evaluation ( A workbook for program managers and evaluators to provide guidance and enhance capacity in program evaluation. The workbook focuses on the evaluation of public health programs.  
Kirkpatrick's Four-Level Training Evaluation Model Kirkpatrick's Four-Level Training Evaluation Model can help you objectively analyze the impact of training you give to clinicians about using the intervention or applying the practice change. This model also helps you determine how well your team members learned, and how to improve their learning in the future.

Centres for Disease Control’s (CDC) Approach to Evaluation

The CDC provides an overview of the different types of indicators (input, process, outcome) that are often seen in monitoring and evaluation, and notes their differences.

The Community Tool Box: Evaluating the Initiative

This toolkit developed by the University of Kansas aids in developing an evaluation plan of a community program or initiative.
Evidence Booster Web Form User Manual A manual for Best Practice Spotlight Organizations®(BPSO®) to support them to develop an evidence booster. An evidence booster is a two-page infographic that describes the impact of guideline implementation on outcomes. Here are some examples of downloadable evidence boosters. 
Nursing Quality Indicators for Reporting and Evaluation® (NQuIRE®)

NQuIRE is the first international quality improvement initiative of its kind consisting of a database of quality indicators derived from recommendations within RNAO’s Best Practice Guidelines (BPGs).

NQuIRE collects, analyzes and reports comparative data on nursing-sensitive indicators reflecting the structure, process and outcomes of care arising from BPG implementation in organizations participating in RNAO’s Best Practice Spotlight Organization® (BPSO®)