Psychometric properties of the scale for Quality Evaluation of the Bachelor Degree in Nursing Version 2.(QBN2)
To evaluate allthevariables that affectnursing education isimportant fornursing educators tohavevalid andreliable instruments that can measure the perceived quality of the Bachelor Degree in Nursing. This studytesting the Scale for Quality Evaluation of the Bachelor Degree in Nursing instrument and its psychometricproperties with a descriptive design. Participant were ﬁrst, second and third year students of the BachelorDegree in Nursing Science from three Italian universities. The Scale for Quality Evaluation of Bachelor Degreein Nursing consists of 65 items that use a 4 point Likert scale ranging from “strongly disagree ”to“ stronglyagree ”. The instrument comes from a prior version with 41 items that were modi ﬁed and integrated with24 items to improve reliability. Six hundred and ﬁ fty questionnaires were completed and considered forthe present study. The mean age of the students was 24.63 years, 65.5% were females. Reliability of thescale resulted in a very high Cronbach's alpha (0.96). The construct validity was tested with factor analysisthat showed 7 factors. The Scale for Quality Evaluation of the Bachelor Degree in Nursing, although requiringfurther studies, represents a useful instrument to measure the quality of the Bachelor Nursing Degree.