Skip to main content

Table 1 Matrix of intervention objectives

From: Development of a nursing intervention to facilitate optimal antiretroviral-treatment taking among people living with HIV

Performance objectives Predictors
  Self-efficacy Attitudes
PO.1. Overcome situations that make taking ARV medication difficult SE.1a. Identify negative emotions in these situations: record and describe negative emotions in these situations A.1a. Anticipate negative consequences of negative emotions on behaviour
  SE.1b. Express confidence that one can cope with one's emotions A.1b. Expect to avoid and cease negative emotions
  SE.1c. Use (entertainment or relaxation) strategies to avoid and cease negative emotions A.1c. Argue that negative emotions can be avoided or ceased
  SE.1d. Identify patterns or situations that make taking medication difficult  
  SE.1e. Express confidence that one can take medication in every situation A.1e. Argue that, in dealing with situations that make taking medication difficult, there will be fewer omissions
  SE.1f. Adopt new tools or strategies to overcome difficult situation and take ARV medication A.1f. Expect to deal with situations that make taking medication difficult and fewer omissions in future
PO.2. Deal with health professionals SE.2a. Identify role of healthcare professionals with regard to ARV therapy
SE.2b. Recognize situations that call for advice from various health professionals
 
  SE.2c. Express confidence that one can ask for advice from various health professionals about ARV therapy A.2c. Consider healthcare professionals as health partners or councillors who can provide means to take ARV tretament
  SE.2d. Correctly use strategies to ask for advice from health professionals about ARV-treatment taking A.2d. Expect that interacting with various health professionals will be beneficial to optimizing ARV-medication taking