Research Methods 410
Critique of Assessment Tools
Due within 48 hours AFTER Week 12 Live Session
Length: 3-5 pages excluding title page, reference page
Students will compare and contrast two health assessment tools for use in clinical practice and research.
Students are expected to describe and critique the assessment tools based on psychometric properties
(reliability and validity), scoring, interpretation of scoring, strengths/limitations, and appropriate use in
clinical practice and research.
Health Assessment tools:
The MOS 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey (SF-36): I. Conceptual Framework and Item
Author(s): John E. Ware, Jr. and Cathy Donald Sherbourne
Source: Medical Care, Vol. 30, No. 6 (Jun. 1992), pp. 473-483
Published by: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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