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Table 1 Participant Demographics

From: Critical nursing and health care aide behaviors in care of the nursing home resident dying with dementia

Variablen (%)
Gender
 Female15 (100)
 Male0
Experience in YearsNurses (mean)Health Care Aides (mean)
 Personal Care Home14.8813.84
 Geriatrics19.1314.15
Total Health Care Experience19.6913.84
Professional Designation
 Registered Nurse4(27)
 Licensed Practical Nurse4(27)
 Health Care Aide7(47)
Education Completed
 Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing1 (7)
 Registered Nurse Diploma3 (20)
 Licensed Practical Nursing Diploma4 (27)
 Health Care Aide Certification7(47)
Employment Status
 Full-time11(73)
 Part-time4(27)
Specialized Palliative Care Course
 Yes7(47)
 No8(53)
Dementia Care Training (n = 14)
 Yes12(86)
 No2(14)
Hospice and Palliative Care Nursing Certification (Nurses only; n = 8)
 Yes0
 No8(100)
Gerontological Nursing Certification (Nurses only; n = 8)
 Yes2(25)
 No6(75)
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