Table 1

 Key informant demographics

Nurse noYears of nursing experienceYears of operating room experienceSpecialty areaEmployment statusHours worked/fortnightHighest education qualification
PACU, post-anaesthesia care unit.
13628Operations managerGrade 476Bachelor of Education
23216Instrument/circulatingClinical nurse specialist64Operating Room Nursing Certificate
387Anaesthetics/PACUGrade 376Graduate Certificate (perioperative)
454Instrument/circulatingGrade 260Graduate Diploma (perioperative)
51614Instrument/circulatingClinical nurse specialist57Graduate Certificate (perioperative)
611Anaesthetics/PACUGrade 280Bachelor of Nursing
743Anaesthetics/PACUGrade 266Bachelor of Nursing
896Instrument/circulatingGrade 280Bachelor of Nursing
92810Instrument/circulatingGrade 264Hospital-Based Nurse Training
102420Instrument/circulatingClinical nurse specialist32Bachelor of Arts
113020Instrument/circulatingClinical nurse specialist63Bachelor of Nursing