July 5, 2019

SCPOR Patient-Oriented Research Level of Engagement Tool (PORLET)

The SCPOR Patient-Oriented Research Level of Engagement Tool measures the degree to which a project meets the definition of patient-oriented research described by the CIHR Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR). 1-3 The tool utilizes five criteria which have been adopted from SPOR published documents. 2,3 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.