Promoting Excellence : Attitudes Toward Death Survey

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing/Genesis Eldercare: Attitudes Toward Death Survey

A survey assessing knowledge, attitudes, skills and behaviors focused on death and dying for nursing home staff before and after an educational intervention.

Evaluation Tools - Education

University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
Hartford Center of Geriatrics
420 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096

Neville Strumpf, PhD,RN
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
The survey was administered by University of Pennsylvania research associates to all nursing home staff (clinical and non-clinical) at two different intervals: immediately after the initial training program was completed and six months later.

attitudes toward death, survey, nursing homes, attitude assessment, knowledge assessment, long-term care

To use this tool:
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Developed by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Genesis Palliative Care Center for this project.

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Posted October 2004

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