*ONLINE ONLY* KT Canada National Seminar Series - Ms. Lisa Knisley & Dr. Amanda Wurz

Thursday, June 11 @ 1:00 - 2:00 pm AT

To register for the webinar, email Meghan.Storey@unityhealth.to

KT Canada and SPOR Evidence Alliance are jointly presenting this special session with two presenters:

Engaging Métis citizens in Manitoba in the development of child health resources

Lisa Knisley

Learning objectives

At the end of this presentation the audience will be able to:

1. Learn about an integrated knowledge translation, community-based participatory approach to developing child health resources with Métis families in Manitoba,

2. Learn about plans to identify inclusive engagement strategies for this research,

3. Explore researchers’ roles in supporting and promoting Indigenous knowledge translation approaches.

Speaker: Ms. Lisa Knisley is the Executive Director for Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK), a national knowledge mobilization initiative that aims to accelerate the speed at which the latest evidence in pediatric emergency care can be accessed and used by health care providers and parents/families. She is also a PhD student within the Faculty of Nursing at the University of Alberta with a focus on adapting child health resources to meet the information needs and preferences of Metis families in Manitoba.

Developing in-hospital physical activity opportunities for children and adolescents during treatment for cancer

Dr. Amanda WurzLearning objectives

At the end of this presentation the audience will be able to:

1. Understand the benefits of in-hospital physical activity for children and adolescents with cancer,

2. Understand the scope of implementation of in-hospital physical activity nationally and internationally,

3. Understand local efforts to implement in-hospital physical activity to enhance health.


Speaker: Dr. Amanda Wurz is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary. In this role, she is developing, implementing, and evaluating in-hospital physical activity, for children and adolescents undergoing treatment for cancer.

Poster for KT Canada National Seminar on June 11, 2020

Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00