The instrument has the potential to be used to refine clinical competence in palliative care and be used for the training and evaluation of palliative care nurses.
With populations aging, more persons are living with the effects of serious illness.
Research Instrument Validation and Utilization Records - provide details on the validation and utilization studies of each instrument.
They include the purpose/variable measured, sample population, methodology, other instruments, items and questions and the source for the instrument.
Use the Cinahl Heading "Research Instrument" to see what is available.
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The pilot work and the survey results indicated adequate content and face validity of the tool.This table is based on the work of Joanne Rich and Janet Schnall at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library.See their web site for much more information on finding research instruments.To do this, it is imperative to understand the Spanish nursing research culture.As no valid Spanish instrument was available, a new instrument called the Nursing Research Questionnaire was developed. Methods: The development and testing of the instrument had three phases which included: identification of concepts and questions; pilot work of the first draft of the tool; and a survey and further test of the instrument.