Summarize your strategy for disseminating the results of the project to key stakeholders
and to the greater nursing community.
Dissemination is a process where deliverables and outcomes of projects are made
available to stakeholders and to the clinical practice audience. Its main intention is to make
knowledge and its associated evidence-based interventions widely spread (Gellis, Solomon,
Lukens & Huz, 2014). Dissemination evidence has several goals; first, to increase the evidence
reach. Second, it increases people’s motivation of using and applying evidence. Lastly, it
increases people’s ability of using and applying evidence.
The aim of the dissemination strategies is to spread knowledge and the evidence-based
interventions across or within the geographical locations, the settings of practice, or other
networks of end users such as health care providers and patients. The results of the project
outcome are disseminated to key stakeholders. The main purpose for this is to inform the
development of project, to allow feedback receipt and to ensure that the practice and the outcome
are maintained after project implementation (Cleary & Hunt, 2013).
Passive dissemination strategies are not as effective as the active strategies. Interventions
that solely rely on transfer of passive information are comparatively ineffective. Despite the
effects of the active knowledge translation strategies being modest, they are usually very
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effective. The interventions that are multifaceted (i.e. one that incorporates two or more distinct
strategies) are more likely to work than the interventions that are single (Cleary & Hunt, 2013).
Dissemination need to be considered early in the stage of project planning. It requires a
period of time for dissemination at the end of the project work. The audit committees are
required to strengthen the research findings implementation and the evaluation of winning
implementation put into practice making use of the necessary outcome measures.
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