The Can-SOLVE CKD Network is happy to announce a series of capacity building workshops for our network members over the coming months to bolster knowledge and expertise in:

  • advancing patient-oriented kidney research

  • cultural competency

  • knowledge mobilization and implementation science

  • performance measurement

  • equity, diversity and inclusion

The workshop series is dedicated to supporting our network members and partners.

To attend you must register for each session separately; registration links can be found below.

Supporting documentation will be sent to registrants closer to event date.

Any questions/comments can be sent to admin@cansolveckd.ca

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June 8, 2022 – Setting the Stage

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Pacific/5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Eastern

Agenda:

Overview of Can-SOLVE CKD:

    1. Expectations, timelines, reporting, Patient-Oriented Research (POR), Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).
    2. Core Infrastructure overview: what we can do for you
    3. Partner organizations – Kidney Foundation of Canada

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of Can-SOLVE CKD
  2. Understand how the core infrastructure can support you and help your project succeed.
  3. Gain an understanding of the supports available with partner organizations (Kidney Foundation of Canada).
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June 17, 2022 – All My Relations: IPERC and Learning Pathway Information Sharing

9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific/12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern

Agenda:

  1. Indigenous Peoples’ Engagement and Research Council (IPERC) overview – including patient partner and researcher testimonials.
  2. Wabishki Bizhiko Skaanj Learning Pathway overview – introduction to each learning marker and resources.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explore Indigenous engagement of Can-SOLVE CKD.
  2. Introduction to the Indigenous Peoples’ Engagement and Research Council.
  3. Gain an understanding of the Wabishki Bizhiko Skaanj Learning Pathway.
  4. Learn how to incorporate elements of the Learning Pathway.
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June 24, 2022 – Mobilizing Indigenous Engagement and Cultural Competency

9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific/12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Eastern

Agenda: 

  1. Indigenous Initiatives Team introductions
  2. Indigenous engagement framework

Learning Objectives:

  1. Mobilizing Indigenous engagement and cultural competency.
  2. Meet the Indigenous Initiatives team and what support they offer your project.
  3. Understand the fundamentals of respectful engagement with Indigenous peoples.
Register

July 12, 2022 – KMIS Foundations Training Part 1 with Julia Moore – The Centre for Implementation

9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific/12:00 – 1:30 pm Eastern

Agenda:

  1. Facilitated workshop – The Centre for Implementation.
  2. Participants will be asked to take the free online training course in advance of this session – Inspiring Change 2.0 is a free, self-directed mini-course that shows you how implementation science can enhance how you inspire and support change.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic concepts of knowledge mobilization and implementation, how they are different and how they apply to kidney health research.
  2. Identify tools that incorporate implementation and knowledge mobilization concepts into research programs and how we can evaluate their impact.
  3. Learn practical application of “tools” that incorporate equity and patient-oriented research in implementation practice and science.
  4. Describe how patient partners can contribute to knowledge mobilization and implementation.
  5. Summarize where Can-SOLVE CKD learners can go for more information, or for a deeper dive into implementation practice and science.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to those who attend both live sessions (July 12 and July 26).

*Please note: Registration is limited to network members only and pending approval by host.

Register

July 26, 2022 – KMIS Foundations Training Part 2 with Julia Moore – The Centre for Implementation

9:00 am – 10:30 am Pacific/12:00 – 1:30 pm Eastern

Agenda:

  1. Facilitated workshop – The Centre for Implementation.
  2. Participants will be asked to take the free online training course in advance of this session – Inspiring Change 2.0 is a free, self-directed mini-course that shows you how implementation science can enhance how you inspire and support change.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the basic concepts of knowledge mobilization and implementation, how they are different and how they apply to kidney health research.
  2. Identify tools that incorporate implementation and knowledge mobilization concepts into research programs and how we can evaluate their impact.
  3. Learn practical application of “tools” that incorporate equity and patient-oriented research in implementation practice and science.
  4. Describe how patient partners can contribute to knowledge mobilization and implementation.
  5. Summarize where Can-SOLVE CKD learners can go for more information, or for a deeper dive into implementation practice and science.

A certificate of attendance will be provided to those who attend both live sessions (July 12 and July 26).

*Please note: Registration is limited to network members only and pending approval by host.

Register

September 23 – Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) in Kidney Research with Dr. Sofia Ahmed

9:00 am – 10:00 am Pacific/12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern

Agenda:

  1. EDI concepts in kidney health research.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Learn why EDI is important to health
  2. Understand the impact EDI in the research team has on science
  3. Learn how to incorporate EDI into research.
Register

October (exact date TBC), 2022 – Performance Measurement/Reporting

Agenda:

  1. Overview of Research Operations Committee (ROC)
  2. Expectations, how the process can best support projects and set up for success

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of the metrics that ROC will use for the evaluation.