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HOIT0318 Module 2: Process of Instrument Development and Evaluating Existing Instruments 10 op
Organised by
Nursing Science
Person in charge
Professor Riitta Suhonen and Doctoral student Heli Virtanen.

Learning outcomes

Student is able to describe the process of concept analysis, how to operationalize the concept and process of instrument development. Student is able to locate the existing instruments, evaluate them diversely and modify the instrument. Student is able to understand the principals of designing and evaluation of a questionnaire. Student is able to design research plan for instrument development.


Defining a clinical problem and concept analysis
Methods for locating existing instruments
Questionnaire design and pilot testing
Validity and reliability testing
Modification and equivalence

Teaching methods

Lectures with discussion (10 h, 1 ects)
Workshops (15 h, 3 ects)
Independent working and process writing (part A, 6 ects)

Modes of study

Active participation in lectures
Interactive workshops and discussion
Completion of a paper (part A)


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Current literature and research reports.

Further information

Time: Spring term 2015

Belongs to following study modules

Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
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