Validating the Health Communication Assessment Tool©(HCAT)Clinical Simulation in Nursing
AbstractBackground - Clinical simulations provide an opportunity to assess students' patient-centered communication. The purpose of this study was to further validate the Health Communication Assessment Tool© (HCAT) with international and interprofessional health care educators. Methods - A total of 218 educators watched an online video of a simulation and assessed a student's communication behaviors using the HCAT. Results - Exploratory factor analysis revealed a five-factor model. The average intraclass correlation of these factors was high (intraclass correlation coefficient [ICC] = 0.99), whereas the single-measure consistency ICC was moderate (ICC = 0.41). Conclusions - Analysis of the HCAT using interprofessional, international simulation educators provided further evidence of the instrument's reliability and validity.
Published CitationPagano, Michael P., Eileen R. O'Shea, Suzanne Hetzel Campbell, Leanne M. Currie, Elizabeth Chamberlin, and Christopher A. Pates. "Validating the Health Communication Assessment Tool©(HCAT)." Clinical Simulation in Nursing 11, no. 9 (2015): 402-410. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecns.2015.06.001
Citation InformationMichael Pagano, Eileen R O'Shea, Suzanne H. Campbell, Leanne M. Currie, et al.. "Validating the Health Communication Assessment Tool©(HCAT)" Clinical Simulation in Nursing Vol. 11 Iss. 9 (2015)
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