Table 5

Site A consensus viewpoint: Contravening practices
Numbered statements Statement rankings across discrete viewpoints
1 2 3
1 The student practices outside of his/her scope 4 4 5
6 The student is dishonest (makes up assessment data, covers up mistakes or hides their lack of knowledge) 3 4 4
2 The student makes independent clinical decisions beyond his/her practice 4 3 2
18 The student does not protect patients from injury or potentially abusive situations 3 2 4
9 The student rushes through care 1 1 1
13 The student does not provide accurate, relevant and timely documentation of client care 0 0 1
3 The student does not consider the guidance of the clinical educator 1 0 0
15 The student avoids interacting with the patient 0 0 0
20 The student does not demonstrate patient-centeredness (e.g. caring) 0 −2 0
42 The clinical educator does not set clear expectations with students at the beginning of and throughout the placement −1 0 −1
35 The clinical educator is overwhelmed by role expectations −1 −2 −2
23 The student does not have access to ongoing performance feedback −2 −1 −3
34 There are inconsistent expectations among clinical groups or faculty (skill, workload, hours) −2 −1 −3
32 The clinical educator does not regularly document evaluations of the student’s performance −3 −4 −2

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Killam et al. BMC Nursing 2012 11:26   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-26

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