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Table 3 Summarizing barriers, facilitators, and intersectionality considerations for your knowledge translation (KT) project [26]

From: Applying an intersectionality lens to the theoretical domains framework: a tool for thinking about how intersecting social identities and structures of power influence behaviour

Questions to askMobilization of Vulnerable Elders (MOVE) case exampleYour KT Project
What barriers to behaviour change did you identity?
These can be identified through
knowledge syntheses, conversations
with stakeholders, interviews/focus
groups, surveys, and observations.
Belief that mobilizing patients will lead to more falls. 
Who is changing their behaviour?aUnit 2A nurses 
What does an intersectional approach tell us about these barriers?
Think through how you can identify
barriers and their related context.
The education system (e.g.,
undergraduate nursing education)
and organizational context (e.g., falls prevention policies at the hospital) support the belief that mobilizing patients will lead to patients falling.
Middle-aged female nurses, who have historically held roles as caregivers to aging relatives, share stories of how mobilizing family members has led to falls.
What facilitators to knowledge use
did you identify?
Nurses’ desire to improve patient
outcomes. Nurses’ desire to be
in compliance with hospital’s falls
prevention policies.
What does an intersectional
approach tell us about these
Nurses’ motivation to provide quality care is driven by the intersection of their professional role, individual values, and
societal norms. Nurses’ role as paid employees of the organization impacts their desire to comply with existing organizational
mandates (e.g., falls prevention initiatives).
  1. aThere can be many “whos” (e.g., nurses, doctors, administrators, people with lived experiences). Complete a table for each group that will be making a behaviour change