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Table 3 Provider (Staff) Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

From: Study protocol for the translating research in elder care (TREC): building context – an organizational monitoring program in long-term care project (project one)

Healthcare Aides Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Identify a unit within a facility where they have worked for at least three months and are working now
  2. Work a minimum of six shifts per month on this unit
  Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Healthcare Aide Student
Nurses Inclusion Criteria:
(Registered Nurses [RNs] and Licensed Practical Nurses [LPNs]) 1. Identify a unit within a facility where they have worked for at least three months and are now working
  2. Work a minimum of six shifts per month on this unit
  Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Licensed Practical Nurse/Registered Nurse Student
  2. Nursing instructors whose primary role is supervising students
Allied Healthcare Providers Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Identify a facility in which they provide at least one third (i. e., at least 6 days a month) of their long-term care services
  Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Allied Healthcare Student
  2. Allied instructors whose primary role is supervising students
Physicians Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Physicians who see ten or more residents in a facility
  2. The Medical Director of the facility
  Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Physicians not currently seeing residents
  2. Residents or medical students
  3. Academic staff
Practice Specialists Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Identify a facility in which they provide at least one third (i. e., at least six days a month) of their long-term care services
  Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Academic staff
  2. Clinical instructors whose primary role is supervising students
Care Managers Inclusion Criteria:
  1. Identify one facility in which they work more than 50% of the time.
  2. Facility administrators when there is no care manager who is responsible for resident care (e. g. only one unit in the facility)
  Exclusion Criteria:
  1. Managers not responsible for resident care (e. g., dietary managers, materials management managers)