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Table 1 Operationalisation of the terms “I can”, “I did” and “the student can” (Table 1A) and of the supervision levels on a 6-point scale (Table 1B) as used in the study. The third column of Table 1B indicates how the supervision scale used in this study relates to the Chen-scale for undergraduate medical education (Chen et al., 2015)

From: Introducing an assessment tool based on a full set of end-of-training EPAs to capture the workplace performance of final-year medical students

Table 1A: Term Operationalisation of term in this study
“I can” Student´s self-rating on the ability to carry out a task
“I did” Student´s self-rating on own history having carried out a task
“The student can” Supervision´s rating on the ability of a student to carry out a task
Table 1B: Scale Operationalisation of supervision levels Levels according to Chen-scale [20]
1 Cannot carry out the activity. 0
2 Act in co-activity with the supervisor. 2a
3 Act on one's own while the supervisor is present and steps in if needed. 2b
4 Act on one's own with supervision available within minutes (supervisor on the ward) and all findings are double-checked. 3a
5 Act on one's own with supervision available within minutes (supervisor on the ward) and key findings are double-checked. 3b
6 Act on one's own with supervision available distantly (e.g. by phone) and key findings are double-checked. 3c