Developing and evaluating an instrument to measure family quality of life among caregivers of adults with traumatic brain injury
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Public health or related research
Social and behavioral sciences
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health
Describe the impact of TBI on the family system. Design a mixed methods study to develop and evaluate an instrument to measure Family Quality of Life. Define and describe instrument validity and reliability. Analyze and integrate both quantitative and qualitative data in relation to instrument evaluation.
Keyword(s): Traumatic Brain Injury, Survey
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: The research study was my dissertation study for a doctoral degree in public health education/promotion. In addition, I have been the principal or research assistant on other past studies. My areas of interest and research are disability and health.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.