A Validity and Reliability of Korean Version of the Student Perception of Patient Safety Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes

한국판 환자안전 지식, 기술, 태도 측정도구의 타당도와 신뢰도

  • Park, A Young (Dept. of Nursing, Gwangju University) ;
  • Kim, Ja Ok (Dept. of Nursing, Wonkwang Health Science University)
  • 박아영 (광주대학교 간호학과) ;
  • 김자옥 (원광보건대학교 간호학과)
  • Received : 2017.11.29
  • Accepted : 2018.02.20
  • Published : 2018.02.28


To develop and test validity and reliability of Korean version of the Student Perception of Patient Safety Knowledge, Skills, Attitudes to assess applicability for nursing students. Survey data were collected from convenience sample of 425 fourth year nursing students who enrolled in four universities. Data were evaluated using item analysis, content validity, exploratory factor analysis, and Cronbach's alpha. The attitudes scale was eliminated since item-total correlations were less than .3, on the final Korean Version Scales. The attitudes subscale needs further refinement before implementation. The finding out this study demonstrate that the knowledge and skills scales showed satisfactory validity and reliability. It is useful to evaluate nursing students during educational preparation and in practice.


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