Test-retest reliability of the geriatric institutional assessment profile

Marie Boltz, Elizabeth Capezuti, Hongsoo Kim, Susan Fairchild, Michelle Secic

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Abstract

The Geriatric Institutional Assessment Profile (GIAP) is a self-administered survey of hospital nurses designed to assess a hospital's readiness to implement geriatric programs. The GIAP measures nurses' knowledge and attitudes toward older adults as well as the organizational attributes that support or constrain geriatric best practices. Test-retest reliability estimates of the GIAP were conducted with a sample of 166 direct care nurses in three urban, university-affiliated hospitals over a 3-week time period. Intraclass correlation coefficients of GIAP scales and subscales ranged between. 82 and. 92, demonstrating good to very good reliability. The GIAP is a reliable measure of organizational attributes of the hospital relevant to geriatric care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)242-252
Number of pages11
JournalClinical Nursing Research
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nursing(all)

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