Knowledge and Knowledge Synthesis

Number of Models:
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Access to knowledge and information


Adult: Parent - Knowledge

Adult: Teacher - Knowledge

Analyze Data


Availability of research

Build Community Capacity for Delivery - enhance infrastructure and expertise

Build Community Capacity for Delivery - select/train community-based interventionists (an interim intervention)

Building a case for action

Child - Knowledge

Collect Data

Collect internal data about current practices

Collect the Most relevant and best evidence

Conduct Internal and Internal search for evidence

Credible dissemination body

Credible source

Critically appraise the evidence

Critique and Synthesize research for use in practice

Critique and weigh evidence

Define existing practice patterns and outcomes across Veterans

Delineation of What is Ready for Practice

Descriptions of Best Practice

Design Intervention Prototype - (4A) design intervention to incorporate scientific evidence and locally developed programs

Design Study, Methods, and Measures for Community Setting - develop outreach, recruitment, and data collection strategies appropriate for population and setting

Design Study, Methods, and Measures for Community Setting - develop rigorous study design that is appropriate for intervention delivered in community setting

Design Study, Methods, and Measures for Community Setting - Select Measures of Outcomes, Mediators, and Moderators that are Relevant and Appropriate for Population Identification

Develop Recommendations for change in systems or processes of care based on the strength of the evidence

Evaluating potential interventions

Evidence Summary

Evidence Synthesis

Evidence-based Decision-making

Executive summaries



Health Administration and current variation from best practices

Identify Community Infrastructure and Engage Partners - Identify Partners and Form an Academic Community Coalition to Address the Health Disparity

Identify Multiple Inputs for New Program - Identify scientific evidence relevant to planned intervention to address targeted health disparity

Identifying and Assessing research-based knowledge to solve identified patient care problems

Info/Data System

Information Center

Information, education


Integrative Review

Intervention Source


Knowledge Creation and Distillation

Knowledge Focused Triggers

Knowledge generation

knowledge translation relationship

literature review

managing information

Meta Analysis


New Research

Operational Size and Structure

Position Statements from Professional Organizations


Prevention Research Synthesis (PRS)


Qualities of the Research

Rate the Strength of the Evidence

Report Findings


Research and published guidelines; clinical experiences and perceptions; patient experiences, needs, preferences; local practice information; characteristics of the targeted EBP

Research Information

research need

Research Production

Research Question

Research Results

Research selection

Research Studies

Research Utilization

researchers: community-based and university

Review by panel with expertise in: clinical area, methods, psychometrics, statistics

Review of Literature


rigorous evidence

Search research literature related to major variables

Service and access


State of Science Review

Student - Knowledge

Summarize the Evidence


Synthesis, distillation, appraisal


Synthesize best evidence

Synthesize cumulative Findings

Systematic Review

The Knowledge Source and The Transferred Knowledge

Type of decision

Understanding the Mechanism of Action of Intervention Components Designed to Address the Barriers

Web-based information, electronic communications

Related Models