At present, no published validated survey instrument
exists to obtain detailed information regarding clinical education from the physiotherapy workforce in Australia or New Zealand.
This study also sought to develop an updated survey instrument
for use in obtaining information concerning a person's use of written forms for self-expression.
The survey questionnaire, designed to solicit information for analysis, is often referred to as the survey instrument
, and the individual questions or statements may be called items.
The RMLD-IS has proven to be a highly effective leak survey instrument
, compared to flame ionization and similar equipment, but with the added advantage of remote detection.
A structured survey instrument
was developed to collect interview data on demographics, employment status, substance abuse and housing instability variables.
The award this year was given to Mark Puente to further his research toward a "Music Library Association Personnel Characteristics Survey." This project will duplicate a study completed in 1997 with some revisions to the original survey instrument
. The award committee, familiar with the original study stated that "the proposal does a nice job of building on the past research as well as adding some new 'wrinkles.'"
Repeated administration of a survey instrument
may document psychometric-related consistency or inconsistency of data collected from heterogeneous samples.
To that end, American Nurses Association NDNQI expert, Isis Montalvo and University of Kansas nursing researchers, Nancy Dunton, PhD and Diane Boyle, PhD were available by conference call to answer questions by the Task Force on a survey instrument
First, a broad, inclusive focus group is convened with all relevant stakeholders: those who commissioned the project, those hired to design the survey instrument
, those responsible for the overall study design, those who will be collecting the data and their supervisors, and a small sampling of those who could be described as typical interviewees or study participants.
Full details, including the survey instrument
itself, are available on Avca's website (www.avcanet.com).
For the survey instrument
, outdoor camping was defined as "spending one or more nights in the outdoors sleeping in a tent, cabin with no running water or electricity, or under the stars." Those who had been camping were asked to complete the full survey at their own pace.
A survey instrument
was developed for each of the three groups, differing only in the title and trade words appropriate to each group.