SCPOR Patient-Oriented Research Level of Engagement Tool (PORLET)
Everything you need to know about the PORLET
The PORLET measures the degree to which a project meets the definition of patient-oriented research described by the CIHR Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR).
How to use the PORLET
Quick instructional overview
The tool utilizes five criteria which have been adopted from SPOR published documents. These criteria are: patients are partners, patient identified priorities, outcomes important to patients, team is multidisciplinary, and aims to integrate knowledge into practice. Each of these criteria is rated on a scale from 1 to 5.
Tips for Patient Reviewers & Grants
Advice from patients that have reviewed grants previously.
This video we will provide tips and tricks for FIRST time patient grant reviewers.
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The PORLET uses a lot terms. be sure to review the glossary.
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Did you know?
The PORLET was co-designed with patients!
Learn more in the following video!
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Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2017). Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research. Retrieved from http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/41204.html
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2014). SPOR Patient Engagement Framework. Retrieved from http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/48413.html
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (2015). SPOR Capacity Development Framework. Retrieved from http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/49307.html
International Association for Public Participation (2015). IAP2 Spectrum for Public Participation. Retrieved from http://iap2canada.ca/page-1020549