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Content Validation of a Quality and Safety Education for Nurses–Based Clinical Evaluation Instrument

Altmiller, Gerry EdD, APRN, ACNS-BC

doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000307
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Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) has been prominent in nursing education for 10 years. Since its inception, faculty have used the QSEN competencies as a framework for developing teaching strategies and tools, but there are few findings available to support this practice. This article describes the process of developing a QSEN-based clinical evaluation instrument for a prelicensure nursing program and establishing content validation for its items using the content validity index.

Author Affiliation: Associate Professor, School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing.

Funding was provided by The College of New Jersey School of Nursing.

The author declares no conflicts of interest.

Correspondence: Dr Altmiller, School of Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Rd, Ewing, NJ 08638 (Altmillg@TCNJ.edu).

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Accepted for Publication: June 24, 2016

Published ahead of print: August 2, 2016

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