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Table 6 Pre/post survey results from years 1, 2, and 3

From: Building knowledge translation competency in a community-based hospital: a practice-informed curriculum for healthcare providers, researchers, and leadership

Likert Scale Responses New World Kirk Patrick Model Level Pre-Survey Question Post-Survey Question
% (n) % (n)
  Level 2: Reaction
Changes in knowledge and skills
I rate my awareness of KT literature and strategies associated with doing KT as… Compared to before attending KTFN, I would now rate my awareness of KT literature and strategies associated with doing KT as…%
Not at all aware 22.2% (6/27) 0
Slightly aware 63% (17/27) 0
Somewhat aware 14.8% (4/27) 19% (4/21)
Moderately aware 0 76.2% (16/21)
Extremely aware 0 4.8% (1/21)
  Level 2: Reaction
Changes in knowledge and skills
Based on my current understanding of KT, I would rate my KT skill level as… Compared to before attending KTFN, I would now rate my KT skill level as…
Novice 37% (10/27) 4.8% (1/21)
Advanced beginner 48.2% (13/27) 57.1% (12/21)
Competent 11.1% (3/27) 38.1% (8/21)
Proficient 3.7% (1/27) 0
Expert 0 0
  Level 2: Reaction
Changes in knowledge and skills
I find creating and using KT strategies… Compared to before attending KTFN, I find creating and using KT strategies…
Very hard 0 0
Hard 25.9% (7/27) 0
Neither easy nor hard 33.3% (9/27) 57.9% (11/19)
Easy 0 31.6% (6/19)
Very easy 0 0
N/A–I have not used a KT strategy in practice 40.8% (11/27) 10.5% (2/19)
  Level 2: Reaction
Changes in attitudes
Using KT to implement and share findings from the seed grant funded project is important to me… Compared to before attending KTFN, I would now rate using KT to implement and share findings from seed grant funded projects as…
Not at all important 0 0
Slightly important 0 0
Moderately important 3.9% (1/26) 4.8% (1/21)
Very important 61.5% (16/26) 42.8% (9/21)
Extremely important 34.6% (9/26) 52.4% (11/21)
  Level 2: Reaction
Changes in confidence
I am confident that I can perform effectively on many different KT tasks in my role for the seed funded project… Compared to before attending KTFN, I am confident that I can perform effectively on many different KT tasks in my role for the seed funded project…
Strongly disagree 0 0
disagree 3.7% (1/27) 0
Neither agree nor disagree 51.9% (14/27) 19% (4/21)
Agree 40.7% (11/27) 81% (17/21)
Strongly agree 3.7% (1/27) 0
  Level 2: Reaction
Intention to use KT information
I have used a KT strategy to move evidence into practice... Since attending KTFN, I have used a KT strategy to move evidence…
Yes 45.8% (11/24) 52.4% (11/21)
No 45.8% (11/24) 9.5% (2/21)
Unsure 8.4% (2/24) 0
Not yet - but I plan to for a future projecta 38.1% (8/21)
Not yet - I do not intend to in future projectsa 0
  1. aLikert scale responses were available in the post-survey question only