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Table 2 Summary of training activities/supports provided to PCN healthcare providers responsible for implementing the study designs

From: A qualitative study examining healthcare managers and providers’ perspectives on participating in primary care implementation research

Training activities & supports by research team Members of the PCN team
▪ Individual detailing sessions on:
 ▪ Obtaining informed consent
 ▪ Data collection and documentation (e.g., assigning study IDs)
 ▪ Data management (e.g., proper secure storage of patient files)
 ▪ Patient recruitment algorithms/study flow, including mail out of screening survey packages and reminder postcards
 ▪ Eligibility criteria
 ▪ Telephone screening script & protocol
 ▪ Preforming clinical and physical measures
▪ Exercise specialists and care managers
▪ Administrative personnel
▪ On-site training on patient recruitment & tracking system (e.g., Access database) ▪ Exercise specialists and care managers
▪ Administrative personnel
▪ On-site Point of Care training ▪ Exercise specialists and care managers
▪ On-going support by research team via regular in-person PCN site visits, telephone, electronic mail, and quarterly bulletin ▪ Exercise specialists and care managers
▪ Administrative personnel