How to sustain evidence-based practice in care? More work on the topic of sustainability can be found here.


  • Shelton, R. C., Cooper, B. R., & Stirman, S. W. (2018). The sustainability of evidence-based interventions and practices in public health and health care. Annual review of public health39, 55-76.
  • Stirman, S. W., Kimberly, J., Cook, N., Calloway, A., Castro, F., & Charns, M. (2012). The sustainability of new programs and innovations: a review of the empirical literature and recommendations for future research. Implementation science7(1), 1-19.
  • Penno, L. N., Davies, B., Graham, I. D., Backman, C., MacDonald, I., Bain, J., ... & Squires, J. (2019). Identifying relevant concepts and factors for the sustainability of evidence-based practices within acute care contexts: a systematic review and theory analysis of selected sustainability frameworks. Implementation Science14(1), 1-16.
  • Chambers, D. A., Glasgow, R. E., & Stange, K. C. (2013). The dynamic sustainability framework: addressing the paradox of sustainment amid ongoing change. Implementation Science8(1), 1-11.


  • PSAT & CSAT | Program Sustainability & Clinical Sustainability Assessment Tool | Washington University in St. Louis. |


Chapter overview

  1. Connect with implementation scientists
  2. Introduction to Implementation Science
  3. Implementation theories, models & frameworks
  4. Study methods, designs & measures
  5. Implementation strategies
  6. Dissemination
  7. De-implementation
  8. Sustainability
  9. Participatory research & stakeholder engagement
  10. Implementation Science in NL