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Table 4 Description of the study’s methodology

From: Development, evaluation, and implementation of an online pain assessment training program for staff in rural long-term care facilities: a case series approach

• Baseline (8 weeks)
 ° No changes to current pain assessment protocol.
 ° Directors of care collected weekly quality indicator data via chart reviews.
 ° Interviews completed with director of care, nurses, and care aides.
• Training (8 to 24 weeks)
 ° Pre-training questionnaires completed.
 ° Web-based training program completed.
 ° Post-training questionnaires completed.
 ° Implementation plan developed.
• Implementation (8 weeks)
 ° Implementation of the standardized pain assessment protocol.
 ° Directors of care collected weekly quality indicator data via chart reviews.
 ° Interviews completed with director of care, nurses, and care aides.