Development of the End-of-Life Care Nursing Attitude Scale for Japanese Geriatrics

Akemi Okumura-Hiroshige, Hiroki Fukahori, Sachiko Yoshioka, Miyoko Kuwata, Midori Nishiyama, Kaori Takamichi

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This study aimed to develop an end-of-life (EOL) care nursing attitude scale for Japanese geriatric nurses (ELNAS-JG). The items of the ELNAS-JG were developed to cover important topics related to EOL care (eg, motivation for providing EOL care, pain and symptom management, and decision-making support care for older adults). Participants were 1663 nurses employed in 32 institutions across Japan. Of these, 1298 participants were analyzed. An exploratory factor analysis of the 26 scale items revealed a 3-factor solution describing the concepts of responsibility, willingness, and confidence: responsibility and willingness were captured in factor 1 (16 items), and confidence was split into factor 2 (6 items) and factor 3 (4 items) to capture individual and collaborative behaviors. The overall Cronbach α coefficient for the 26 items was 0.95, and the intraclass correlation coefficient was 0.83. Overall, the ELNAS-JG was confirmed to have good internal consistency, test-retest reliability, content validity, known-groups validity, and construct validity. It can comprehensively measure nurses' attitudes toward EOL care for older adults in any EOL setting. Furthermore, this scale can be used to evaluate educational programs aimed at improving care quality and encouraging related activities in facilities that provide EOL care.

元の言語English
ページ(範囲)272-278
ページ数7
ジャーナルJournal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing
20
発行部数3
DOI
出版物ステータスPublished - 2018 6 1
外部発表Yes

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Terminal Care
Geriatrics
Nursing
Nurses
Nursing Care
Reproducibility of Results
Quality of Health Care
Pain Management
Statistical Factor Analysis
Motivation
Decision Making
Japan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Community and Home Care
  • Advanced and Specialised Nursing

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Development of the End-of-Life Care Nursing Attitude Scale for Japanese Geriatrics. / Okumura-Hiroshige, Akemi; Fukahori, Hiroki; Yoshioka, Sachiko; Kuwata, Miyoko; Nishiyama, Midori; Takamichi, Kaori.

:: Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 巻 20, 番号 3, 01.06.2018, p. 272-278.

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Okumura-Hiroshige, Akemi ; Fukahori, Hiroki ; Yoshioka, Sachiko ; Kuwata, Miyoko ; Nishiyama, Midori ; Takamichi, Kaori. / Development of the End-of-Life Care Nursing Attitude Scale for Japanese Geriatrics. :: Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing. 2018 ; 巻 20, 番号 3. pp. 272-278.
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