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Table 3 Main themes identified in semi-structured interviews

From: Effects of training podiatrists to use imagery-based motivational interviewing when treating people with diabetes-related foot disease: a mixed-methods pilot study

Main Theme Subtheme 1 Subtheme 2 Subtheme 3 Subtheme 4
1. Clinical Issues 1.1 Challenging situations 1.2 Communication challenges   
2. Training Content 2.1 Overall training experience 2.2 Role-play 2.3 Imagery 2.4 Ongoing training and support
3. Training Outcomes 3.1 New communication skills 3.2 Increased patient engagement 3.3 Long-term application of MI skills 3.4 Appropriateness of MI