Translating International Clinical Practice Guidelines for the clinical workforce

5 January 2023
Dr Michelle Jackman’s podcast on the most recent guideline for young people with CP,  working with Ivy on setting goals.

As part of AusCP-CTN’s Knowledge Translation & Implementation research theme, the team aims to translate new knowledge of effective interventions through development and peer-reviewed publication of international clinical practice guidelines, backed up by systematic reviews and randomised controlled trials for implementation into clinical practice to achieve improved health outcomes for children with CP.

Since 2017, the AusCP-CTN has united key opinion leaders in the field of paediatric neurology, policy, health economics, biostatistics, consumer engagement, and has successfully complemented the first three international Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) in the field of CP on:

Led by Theme Leads Prof. Iona Novak, A/Prof. Leanne Sakzewski, Dr Cathy Morgan and Prof. Roslyn Boyd, our postdoctoral fellow Dr Michelle Jackman at the QCPRRC presented her published findings in the Journal Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. Our Functional Therapy CPG is now being implemented into practice across all the world, starting with uplifting knowledge and skills of clinicians in the area in Australasia, North and South America and South East Asia including Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Canada, France, Bangladesh, China.

To find out more about Dr Michelle’s Jackman’s podcast on our most recent guidelines for young people with CP.