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Table 1 Cascade of steps involved in PrEP uptake and corresponding data sources

From: Decentralizing the delivery of HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) through family physicians and sexual health clinic nurses: a dissemination and implementation study protocol

Step Description Outcome measure Data source
2 Card distribution Number of cards distributed CBO partners
Number of e-card impressions Networking apps
3 Patient initiates module Number of unique codes used to login Online learning management platform (see section 5.2)
Patient completes online patient module Number of codes/logins reaching end of patient module
4a Patient brings postcard to family physician Number of patients who initiate PrEP discussion with physician Patient self-report on follow-up questionnaire (section 5.2)
5a FP initiates CME Number of unique codes used to login Online learning management platform
FP completes CME Number of codes/logins reaching end of module quiz/certificate
6a Physician prescribes PrEP Number of patients provided PrEP prescription by family physician Patient and physician follow-up questionnaires
4b Patient brings postcard to sexual health clinic Number of patients who approach TPH for an initial PrEP appointment Patient self-report on follow-up questionnaire
5b Patient attends sexual health clinic appt. Number of appointments booked TPH Appointment Scheduling System
Number of appointments attended
6b Nurse prescribes PrEP Number of patients provided PrEP prescription by TPH nurse TPH patient charts