Study on the Content Validity of the Essential Assessment Items Required for Visiting Nurses to Service Users in Japan

Izumi Ueda, Wakako Mizuguchi, Masahiko Sasaki, Madoka Yokoyama


Objective: We examined the content validity of the essential assessment items for service user recognized by visiting nurses. Methods: Anonymous self-reported questionnaire were sent by mail two times to nurses experts. The questionnaire comprised assessment items related to five major categories, and fist survey asked by 82 items, second survey asked by 83 items with 4-point scale. We analyzed the data using weighed average. Results: The final assessment items were 83. Conclusion: In the visiting nursing practice field, we think of easier ways to common view of assessment records all over the country and improvement of quality of visiting nursing practice by utilizing of assessment items of this study with considering of degree of priority.

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International Journal of Studies in Nursing  ISSN 2424-9653 (Print)  ISSN 2529-7317 (Online)

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