Cultural adaptation and validation of the General Practice Nurse Satisfaction Scale

Fabiani Weiss Pereira, Edison Luiz Devos Barlem, Aline Marcelino Ramos-Toescher, Jamila Geri Tomaschewisk-Barlem, Janaína Sena Castanheira, Simoní Saraiva Bordignon
2020 Revista Gaúcha de Enfermagem  
Objective: To culturally adapt and validate the General Practice Nurse Satisfaction Scale for the Brazilian context. Method: Methodological study performed according to guidelines provided in the international scientific literature and validation of the Australian instrument for the Brazilian context. The sample consisted of 199 patients admitted from August 2017 to January 2018 in a public university hospital in the south of Brazil. Data were analyzed using factor analysis and Cronbach's
more » ... nd Cronbach's alpha. Results: According to factor analysis, 21 questions were validated and divided into four dimensions: interpersonal relationship and communication, confidence, credibility, and dedication. The instrument presented satisfactory internal consistency, with Cronbach's alpha equal to 0.93, and ranging between 0.87 and 0.66 for the dimensions. Conclusion: The instrument's Brazilian version is valid and reliable to assess the satisfaction of patients with nursing care.
doi:10.1590/1983-1447.2020.20190417 pmid:32667422 fatcat:v4koo7sfanditkhfjzqt2s7tgi