einstein (São Paulo). 01/Sep/2014;12(3):323-9.

Creating and validating an instrument to identify the workload at an oncology and hematology outpatient service

Lelia Gonçalves Rocha Martin, Raquel Rapone Gaidzinski

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082014ao2996

Objective
Construct and to validate an instrument for measuring the time spent by nursing staff in the interventions/activities in Outpatient Oncology and Hematology, interventions based on Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC), for key areas of Pediatric Oncology and Oncology Nursing.
Methods
Cross-sectional study divided into two steps: (1) construction of an instrument to measure the interventions/Nursing activities and (2) validation of this instrument.
Results
We selected 32 essential interventions from NIC for Pediatric Oncology and Oncology Nursing areas. The judges agreed with removing 13 and including 6 interventions in the instrument, beyond personal activity.
Conclusion
The choice of essential interventions from NIC is justified by the gain time on research.

Creating and validating an instrument to identify the workload at an oncology and hematology outpatient service

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