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Table 4 Overview of the intervention and intervention fidelity. The fidelity is based on the checklist for the intervention fidelity

From: A peer learning intervention in workplace introduction - managers’ and new graduates’ perspectives

  Intervention week 1, 2 Intervention week 3 Intervention week 4–6 Intervention week 4–12
The intervention The pair worked the same shift, had joint responsibility for a group of patients and were introduced by one preceptor
Daily joint scheduled reflection
The pair worked the same shift, but in contrast to the first 2 weeks they were solely responsible for a care team located next to each other
Daily joint scheduled reflection.
Scheduled on the same shift twice a week Joint reflection twice a week
aIntervention fidelity Nine pairs of new graduates had joint responsibility for a care team for 2 weeks.
Two pairs reported sickness in the pair.
All pairs had daily joint reflection when working together.
One pair’s care team was not located next to each other
One participant changed the scheme 2 days due to personal reasons
Two pairs occasionally forgot or did not take the time to reflect every day
Ten pairs were scheduled the same shift twice a week.
One pair had no shifts together.
Eight pairs had scheduled joint reflection twice a week between weeks 4 and 10.
One pair reported they had joint reflection once a week between weeks 4 and 12.
During the last 2 weeks three pairs had scheduled joint reflection twice a week.
Reported reasons not to reflect were; high workload, sick leave, lack of time, one in the pair took a vacation
  1. aThe “Checklist for the intervention fidelity” was measured in all 11 pairs at weeks 1, 2, 3, 4–5, 7, 10 and 12