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Table 3 Thematic Analysis of Stakeholders’ Perceptions of TASSH Implementation Guided by Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR)

From: Application of the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research to examine nurses’ perception of the task shifting strategy for hypertension control trial in Ghana

TASSH Themes (% CHN endorsing theme)CFIR DefinitionSample Quotes
Patient Health Goal Setting (93%)The degree to which information about the intervention implementation is easily accessible and digestible“Make changes in diet, proper medication”[PI]
 “Cut down on salt intake, reduce intake of fatty food, exercise, eat fruits a lot, stopped smoking and drinking” [PI]
Leadership Engagement (93%)The commitment, involvement, and accountability of leaders and managers in implementation“Motivational package, separate unit for the students, support from the higher authority of Ghana health services and MOH [Ministry of Health]”[PI]
 “Gave me enough time to attend the TASSH training and forwarded hypertensive patients to me” [PI]
 “Gave us support even when our clients come and we the TASSH nurses are not around, they call us to find out what our clients should do” [FG]
Availability of Resources (100%)The level of resources dedicated for implementation (e.g., funds, equipment, personnel, training)“Availability of logistics, especially cardio check, BP apparatus; a TASSH corner or room in selected facilities for program”[FG]
  “BP monitoring machines, measuring tape, scale”[PI]
  1. CFIR Subconstructs: One subconstruct of outer setting (patient needs and resources captured by patient health goal setting) and two subconstructs of inner setting (implementation climate and readiness for implementation as depicted by leadership engagement and availability of resources)