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Validation Methods

Validation Methods - Departments & Programs, UW Health, Ambulatory Education, Staff Driven Competency Model, Resources


Validation Methods
Validation
Method
Measures Description When to Use Examples
Post-tests

• Cognitive skills
(knowledge)
• Questions (multiple
choice, true/false,
matching, select all that
apply, etc.)

• Measure knowledge, retention
or understanding of
information
• Test or quiz
• Survey
• Worksheet
• Crossword puzzle
Return
demonstration

• Technical skills • Demonstrating a set of
skills to another skilled
observer
• Use a standard guideline
(checklist, evaluation tool)
• Can happen in artificial
environment or real-life

• Measure psychomotor skills
• Determine understanding of a
process
• Operating equipment
• IV starts
• Finger sticks
• CPR

Observation of
daily work

• Technical skills • Assessment of actions
demonstrated on a daily
basis using someone to
observe the final product
• Use a standard guideline
(checklist, evaluation tool)

• Measure psychomotor skills
• Determine understanding of a
process, protocol, policy, etc.
• Demonstrate set-up of
equipment 3 times without
incident
• Submit 3 MR numbers for
demonstration of accurate
documentation
Case studies
• Critical thinking • Provide a situation and
ask to explain responses
or choices in that given
situation

• Determine if knowledge can be
applied to various situations
• Case study
Exemplars
• Critical thinking
• Interpersonal skills

• A written or verbal story
that describes a situation
experienced or rationale
and thought process in a
given situation

• Measure things that are
difficult to observe
• Capture actions that were not
taken
• “Tell me of a time when…”
• Daisy Awards
• Reflections
• Journaling
• Debriefing

Validation
Method
Measures Description When to Use Examples
Presentation

• Cognitive skills
(knowledge)
• Technical skills
• Critical thinking
• Interpersonal skills
• Presenting information to
a group of people or
teaching a concept
• Can be verbal, poster,
flyer, etc.

• Measure knowledge of a
subject
• Case discussion


Mock
events/surveys
• Technical skills
• Critical thinking
• Interpersonal skills
• Simulation of real-world
situation(s) in either the
work setting or an
artificial environment
(skills lab, classroom)
• Measure response to a stimuli
• High-risk, time-dependent,
infrequent or hazardous
competencies
• Mock codes
• Simulated disaster drills
• Mock surveys for
accreditation
• Mock fire drills
• Hazardous material spill
clean-up

QI monitoring
• Cognitive skills
(knowledge)
• Technical skills
• Critical thinking
• Interpersonal skills

• Monitoring the
environment and the
outcomes for patients
• Evaluate clinical practice or
performance
• Chart/documentation audits
• Compliance with infection
control policies
• Appropriate equipment set-
up/teardown/clean-up