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Table 10 Professional care providers level of education in the category Palliative care

From: Dementia care and service systems – a mapping system tested in nine Swedish municipalities

   ISCED level 7: Master’s or equivalent, vocational ISCED level 6:
Bachelor’s or equivalent, vocational
ISCED level 5: Short-cycle tertiary education, vocational ISCED level 4:
Post-secondary
non-tertiary, vocational
ISCED level 3:
Upper secondary, vocational
Hospice/Palliative care at home: Hospice is a type of care and a philosophy of care, which focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient’s symptoms. The focus should be on physical, emotional, spiritual or social needs [32]. The care is provided at home. 1 GP, MD-ger RN, RN-distr   LPN, LPN-dem Ass-N
2 GP RN-distr, OT   LPN, OT-ass Ass-N
3   RN, RN-distr   LPN Ass-N
4   RN    
5   RN-dem, RN-distr, SW   LPN  
6 GP RN, RN-distr, SW, OT, FT   LPN  
7 GP RN, RN-distr   LPN  
8      
9   RN    
Hospice/Institutional palliative care: Hospice is a type of care and a philosophy of care, which focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill patient’s symptoms. The focus should be on physical, emotional, spiritual or social needs [32]. The palliative care is provided in hospitals or nursing homes 1 GP, MD-ger RN-, RN-dem   LPN, LPN-dem Ass-N
2 GP RN, RN-distr, OT, FT   LPN Ass-N
3   RN, RN-distr,   LPN Ass-N
4   RN    
5 GP RN-dem, RN-distr, SW   LPN  
6 GP RN, RN-dem,/distr, SW, OT, FT   LPN  
7 GP RN, RN-distr   LPN  
8      
9   RN    
Advanced directive: Living will and power of attorney 1 GP, MD-psych RN-, RN-elderly/distr    
2   RN-, RN-distr    
3      
4      
5      
6      
7      
8      
9      
  1. ISCED International Standard Classification of Education [11]
  2. For abbreviations of professional titles and qualifications, see Table 2