Agri : Agri (Algoloji) Dernegi'nin Yayin organidir = The journal of the Turkish Society of Algology, vol.34, no.2, pp.117-130, 2022 (ESCI)
OBJECTIVES: This study was performed to conduct The Psychometric Properties of Nurses' Mental Models About Opioids Ques-tionnaire in the Turkish Language. METHODS: This was a validation study in which the sample consisted of 86 nurses working in surgical clinics and agreed to participate in the study. Data were collected using the data collection form, examining nurses' demographic characteristics (10 items) and the questionnaire (14 items). RESULTS: In this study, the interclass correlation coefficient was calculated as 0.80. Items' suitability was assessed using the experts' opinions, and the internal consistency was examined considering the Cronbach's alpha value. Cronbach's alpha value ranged from 0.78 to 0.81 for the items in the scale. This value was 0.81 for all 14 items on the scale, and the reliability was found to be high. The questionnaire was entitled 'Nurses' Perception of Administering Opioids'in Turkish, believing that this Turkish title would be suitable. CONCLUSION: Nurses' Perception of Administering Opioids was a valid and reliable tool, and the items represented nurses' per-ceptions of administering opioids in Turkish nurses.