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Table 1 Students’ perceptions of Registered Nurse (RN) and Entry to Practice Facilitator (E2P) qualities on a Likert scale (1 = strongly disagree; 5 = strongly agree)

From: Supporting Australian clinical learners in a collaborative clusters education model: a mixed methods study

ItemRN Mean (± s.d.) (n = 133)E2P Facilitators Mean (± s.d.) (n = 128)
Professionalism4.4 (± 0.8)4.6 (± 0.7)
Supported my learning experience4.5 (± 0.7)4.5 (± 0.9)
Willingness to provide feedback4.4 (± 0.8)4.6 (± 0.6)
Well qualified with up-to-date knowledge and practice4.5 (± 0.7)4.7 (± 0.6)
Flexibility in facilitating my learning experience4.5 (± 0.7)4.4 (± 0.9)
Effective management of group dynamicsN/A4.5 (± 0.8)
Effective utilisation of de-briefing sessionsN/A4.4 (± 1.0)
Total4.5 (± 0.7)4.5 (± 0.7)