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Azadian S, Shirali G, Saki A. Evaluation Reliability and Validity a Questionnaire to Assess Crisis Management Based on Seven Principles of Resilience Engineering Approach in Hospitals. ioh. 2016; 13 (1) :15-26
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 Background and aims: Since assessment of crisis management has important role in planning for training and increase awareness and preparation hospitals, therefore the usage of new Resilience Engineering approach can help to increase efficiency of crisis management and empowerment hospitals to encounter with crises. The aim of this study was to evaluate of validity and reliability of the questionnaire to assess crisis management based on seven principles of Resilience Engineering approach in hospitals.

Methods: In this descriptive study, eight hospitals in Ahvaz in 1392 were examined. The Self -designed questionnaire completed by personnel of nursing and management sections. Data were analysed using SPSS software. Reliability was assessed by internal consistency and for proving validity was used of exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses.

Results: Reliability evaluation showed high internal consistency and good reliability. The Cronbach’s alpha coefficient was 0.977 and intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) was 0.97. The results of exploratory factor analysis (EFA) showed seven factors for the questionnaire that jointly explained 75.3% of variance. Confirmatory factor analysis showed KMO=0.885, BT=6.41, df =946 (p<0.001). So, Factor analysis earning from exploratory factor analysis was tested and was confirmed by confirmatory factor analysis.

Conclusion: The findings from this study suggested that the designed questionnaire to assess crisis management based on seven principles of resilience engineering approach in hospitals was suitable and practical. It will be useful to assess crisis management in hospital and recognize its weak points and strengthen of its strong points.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Safety
Received: 2014/08/15 | Accepted: 2015/04/14 | Published: 2016/04/30

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