Implementation Science in Patient-Oriented Research Certificate

This certificate course is part of the AbSPORU Leadership in Patient-Oriented Research Microcredential.

Upcoming Course Dates TBA


Implementation Science is the scientific study of methods to promote the systematic uptake of research findings and other evidence-based practices into routine practice, and, hence, to improve the quality and effectiveness of health services and care. It includes the study of influences on healthcare professional and organisational behaviour.

Eligibility and Prerequisites

Format and Workload Expectations

Delivered fully online over 9 weeks, this course offers bi-weekly live webinars led by implementation science and patient-oriented research experts. Asynchronous videos, readings, online discussion forums, and project-based assignments provide opportunities to apply the skills and knowledge you are learning, and to connect with others to share ideas and experiences. Plan to spend 3-4 hours on these course activities each week.

Participants will also have the opportunity for one-on-one coaching from the course moderator.