Table 1

Participants’ demographic and employment data
Position & primary responsibilities Education Years of experience in health care Employer Place of work Level of care
Medical officer (MO) MBBS 5 years Government Rural Primary
Role: Direct patient care
MO - In charge MBBS 10 years Government Rural Secondary
Role: Admin & Management; Direct patient care
MO MBBS 10 years NGO Urban Secondary
Role: Direct patient care
MO MBBS 2 years University Rural Primary
Role: Direct patient care
Senior MO MBBS + **FCPS family medicine 8 years University Semi Urban Secondary
Role: Teaching, Direct patient care
Assistant Professor MBBS + FCPS family medicine 10 years University Semi Urban Secondary
Role: Admin & Management, Teaching
Staff nurse Diploma in Nursing 2 years Government Rural Secondary
Role: Direct patient care
Community Health Nurse BSc. Nursing 5 years University Rural Secondary
Role: Preventative, Admin & Management
Community Health Nurse BSc. Nursing 7 years NGO Rural Primary
Role: Preventive, Direct patient care, Admin & Management
Field officer BSc. Nursing 10 years NGO Rural/ Urban For a number of facilities
Role: Admin & Management

**FCPS = Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Ladhani et al.

Ladhani et al. BMC Medical Education 2014 14:1   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-14-1

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