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Table 2 Staff member domains of change

From: Impact of the applied simulated and integrated learning approach on nursing assistants’ knowledge and confidence caring for frail seniors in nursing homes

Characteristic Baseline test Immediate post-test 3 months post-test β estimate (standard error) p value
Geriatric nursing knowledge/attitude score 132.0 ± 9.2 142.6 ± 10.6 139.3 ± 12.6 4.0 (1.68) 0.03
Professional issues
 Perception of care practices 23.4 ± 5.4 25.0 ± 4.9 23.3 ± 5.2 0.1 (0.70) 0.92
 Staff disagreement 38.2 ± 8.8 38.2 ± 6.8 39.9 ± 9.6 0.1 (1.03) 0.93
 Staff/family/patient disagreement 36.5 ± 6.0 37.8 ± 5.7 41.2 ± 6.7 2.0 (0.49) 0.0004
 Staff satisfaction 15.0 ± 3.1 15.5 ± 2.3 14.7 ± 3.5 0.1 (0.17) 0.65
 Perceived upsetting behaviors 10.1 ± 2.3 11.0 ± 3.2 10.9 ± 3.4 0.7 (0.36) 0.08
 Burden of upsetting behaviors 17.9 ± 4.2 19.1 ± 4.0 9.8 ± 2.4 1.0 (0.41) 0.02
Capacity for collaboration 9.1 ± 2.2 9.1 ± 1.8 9.8 ± 2.4 0.3 (0.26) 0.26
Resource availability 24.4 ± 6.1 26.7 ± 6.0 26.7 ± 6.0 2.0 (0.90) 0.03
Institutional values regarding older adults and staff 25.5 ± 5.0 25.6 ± 4.5 26.7 ± 5.8 0.2 (0.40) 0.57
MDS instrument use 22.3 ± 4.2 23.9 ± 5.2 24.3 ± 6.9 1.2 (0.83) 0.15