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Table 1 Overview of study procedure matched to the KTA cycle

From: Long term tailored implementation of structured “TREAT” journal clubs in allied health: a hybrid effectiveness-implementation study

Phase Step in KTA cycle Activity
Pre implementation Adapt knowledge to local context
Assessing readiness/barriers to knowledge use
Pre-Assessment (Baseline)
-Topic selection
- First four JC topics brainstormed and chosen as a group
Selection of implementation strategies 30 min discussion with JC clinician facilitators to select implementation strategies based on results of Journal Club Readiness and Culture questionnaire results
Journal club implementation Monitoring knowledge use JC Sessions 1 & 2: Researcher facilitates
JC Session 3 & 4: Clinician co-facilitates with researcher
JC sessions 5–10- Clinician facilitates
Measure adherence TREAT format throughout implementation
Evaluate outcomes Assessment after 10 JC sessions (approx. 10-months post implementation)
Clinician focus group
Sustain knowledge use Assessment after 16 JC sessions
(approx. 16-months post implementation)
Clinician focus group