Table 1

 Summary of the sequence of major questionnaire items and methods used

Questionnaire 1Questionnaire 2Questionnaire 3Method
Syllabus topics, list provided: to be ranked.Top 10 responses from list: to be ranked.Two stage Delphi.
Aims and objectives, no list provided: suggest 3.Top 7 responses. Include others or delete if felt to be vital or unimportant.Two stage Delphi.
Skills and competencies, no list provided: suggest 5.Top 7 responses. Include others or delete if felt to be vital or unimportant.Two stage Delphi.
Most important skill identified from previous responses: note specific actionsTop 5 responses. Include others or delete if felt to be vital or unimportant.Two stage Delphi.
Teaching methods, list provided: to be ranked.Top 5 responses from list: to be ranked.Two stage Delphi.
Educational module components, list provided: to be ranked.Top 5 responses from list: to be ranked.Two stage Delphi.
Determination of what to teach or learn, no list provided.Survey.
Methods of assessment, list provided: to be ranked.Survey.