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Table 1 Participant characteristics – Home care nurses and nursing assistants

From: Experiences and challenges of home care nurses and general practitioners in home-based palliative care – a qualitative study

Profession Age Full-time / part-time? Years of working experience as nurse / nurse assistant Further education
RN Nurse 1 40–50 Part-time 20–25 Elderly and Aging
RN Nurse 2 40–50 Part-time 25–30 Home Care Nursing
RN Nurse 3 50–60 Part-time 35–40 Science in Nursing
RN Nurse 4 50–60 Full-time 10–15 Palliative Care Nursing
RN Nurse 5 50–60 Part-time 10–15 Palliative Care Nursing
RN Nurse 6 50–60 Part-time 25–30 Health promotion and Health prevention
RN Nurse 7 40–50 Full-time 15–20 Cancer Nursing
Nurse assistant 1 50–60 Full-time 10–15 None
Nurse assistant 2 50–60 Full-time 15–20 Dementia Care
Nurse assistant 3 60–70 Part-time 20–25 None
Nurse assistant 4 50–60 Part-time 25–30 Dementia Care