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Table 1 Overview of data collection instruments

From: Enhancing empathy in healthcare: mixed-method evaluation of a pilot project implementing the CARE Approach in primary and community care settings in Scotland

Baseline questionnaire Post-pilot questionnaire Post-pilot interview topics
Relevant previous training Self rating based on CARE measure Reasons for participation
Reasons for participating Self rating on various statements related to communication skills Available support (facilitators only)
Self rating based on CARE measure Self rating on improvements in knowledge, skills and practice Experience of facilitation (facilitators only)
Self rating on various statements related to communication skills Most and least useful aspects of approach Staff recruitment and engagement (facilitators only)
Anticipated achievements Views on practical arrangements View on the approach
Perceived barriers to implementation Views on manual, materials and clips Barriers and facilitators
Concerns regarding the approach Were expectations met? Impact on knowledge, skills and practice (of self and wider team)
Vision of success Requirements for implementation Views on level of success