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Table 2 Description of the instruments used to collect data across the trial

From: Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of embedded simulation in occupational therapy clinical practice education: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Instrument Type Timing Respondent
SPEF-R Paper-based Complete across placement week, finalising during morning of 5th day of placement Clinical supervisors
SPEF-R, self assessment Paper-based Complete across placement week, finalising during the 5th day of placement Students (self-report)
Pre-placement questionnaire Paper-based Pre-placement briefing 1 week prior to placement
Or
morning of 1st day of placement
Students (self-report)
Post-placement questionnaire Paper-based Afternoon of 5th day of placement Students (self-report)
SPEF-R, student review Paper-based Complete across placement week, finalising during the afternoon of 5th day of placement Students
Examination Paper-based Within 4 weeks of placement conclusion Students
Sessions evaluation Online Within 2 weeks of placement conclusion SCP students only
Focus group feedback Transcribed audio Within 4 weeks of placement conclusion Students
Clinical educators
Clinical educator survey Online Within 2 weeks of placement conclusion Clinical educators (clinical supervisors and simulation facilitators)
Cost data collection Digital Across the full extent of the trial Partner university site coordinators, investigators, placement support staff and project support staff
  1. SPEF-R Student Practice Evaluation Form-Revised