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Table 3 Overview of themes considered in interviews and observations of the qualitative process evaluation

From: Implementation, mechanisms of change and contextual factors of a complex intervention to improve interprofessional collaboration and the quality of medical care for nursing home residents: study protocol of the process evaluation of the interprof ACT intervention package

Data collection method Themes
Semistructured interviews • Process sequences of care, interprofessional collaboration, and hospital admission
• Everyday work context of GPs and RNs
• Perception of work processes between GPs and RNs
• Barriers and facilitators for process performance
• Evaluation of process changes through interprof ACT intervention (only in IG)
• Barriers and facilitators for implementation of interprof ACT measures (only in IG)
• Feasibility of interprof ACT measures (only in IG)
Non-participating observations • Communication and interaction between participants during kick-off meeting (only in IG)
• Tailoring of interprof ACT measures during kick-off meeting (only in IG)
• Process sequences of care, interprofessional collaboration, and hospital admission
• Communication between GPs and RNs
• Barriers and facilitators for implementation of interprof ACT measures (only in IG)
• Evaluation of process changes through interprof ACT measures (only in IG)
• Feasibility of interprof ACT measures (only in IG)
  1. Abbreviations: GPs general practitioners, IG intervention group, NHRs nursing home residents