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Table 4 Themes and sub-themes derived from observer filed notes of debriefing sessions, including representative quotes

From: Operating room technician trainees teach medical students - an inter-professional peer teaching approach for infection prevention strategies in the operation room

Themes na Sub-themes (pos./ neutr./ neg.)b Representative quotes
MDS
 Curricular design (of MDS) 8 general (4 / 0 / 0) “… really great to have this module” (DM202)
teaching content (3 / 0 / 1)
practical involvement (1 / 0 / 0)
 Organization of course 2 course preparation (2 / 0 / 0) “… excellent preparation of the module” (DM104)
 Inter-professional setting 6 interprofess. Exchange (3 / 0 / 0) “[it was] especially [positive] that students [ORTT] delivered it [the course]” (DM701)
teaching content (2 / 0 / 0)
delivery by students (1 / 0 / 0)
 Relevance for practice 5 teaching content (5 / 0 / 0) “this [learning content] is also important in daily practice” (DM101)
 Delivery of teaching 17 practical involvement (5 / 0 / 0) “There was always someone to provide constructive feedback” (DM205)
“It was important that ORTTs had been strict” (DM105)
teaching / feedback (4 / 0 / 1)
learning climate (4/ 0 / 0)
teaching quality (2 / 0 / 0)
teaching strategies (2 / 0 / 0)
sum (MDS) 38 (35 pos./ 0 neutr./ 3 neg.)  
ORTT
 Curricular design (of ORTT) 12 time management (1 / 1 / 5) “30 min for each post was tough timing” (DO107)
teaching content (0 / 0 / 2)
teaching strategies (2 / 0 / 0)
practical instruction (0 / 0 / 1)
general (1 / 0 / 0)
 Organization of course 3 course preparation (1 / 0 / 2) “Preparation time [provided by school] was too short” (DO404)
 Inter-professional setting 1 interprofess. Exchange (1 / 0 / 0) [positive:] “.. integrating different professional fields” (DO401)
 Delivery of teaching 3 practical instruction (1 / 0 / 0) “All were encouraged to try things out” (DO306)
learning climate (0 / 0 /1)
teaching content (1 / 0 / 0)
 Reflection on teaching 11 delivery of teaching (1 / 1 / 3) “Experience of teaching med students: surprisingly positive” (DO508)
“It was difficult to decide what to prepare” (DO706)
“I was nervous - for the theory part” (DO307)
teaching content (0 / 1 / 1)
experience to teach (1 / 0 / 0)
time management (0 / 0 / 1)
teaching strategies (0 / 1 / 0)
sum (ORTT) 30 (8 pos./ 5 neutr./ 17 neg.)  
  1. anumber of comments; b classification: positive / neutral / negative)