The effect of curriculum-redesign on baccalaureate nursing students' perceptions of community care; a-quasi-experimental cohort study

  • Margriet van Iersel (Owner)
  • Rien de Vos (Contributor)
  • Corine Latour (Contributor)
  • Paul Kirschner (Contributor)
  • W.J.M. Scholte op Reimer (Contributor)



This database represents data from 660 respondents with the purpose to measure their perceptions of community care with the instrument SCOPE (Scale on Community Care Perceptions/ see references). Data collection took place at the Faculty of Health Of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, the Netherlands. The respondents are all baccalaureate nursing students in the fourth year of study close to graduation. Data were collected at four timepoints: around May 2015 (group 1114), May 2016 (group 1215), May 2017 (group 1316) and May 2018 (group 1417). The groups 1114, 1215 and 1316 form a historical control group, 1417 is the intervention group. The intervention group underwent a new four-year curriculum containing more elements of community nursing. SCOPE is a 35-item scale containing: background variables, 11 measuring the affective component, 5 measuring community care perception as a placement, 17 as a future profession, 6 on students' preferences of areas in healthcare for a placement, and 2 on the reasons underlying student preference. The items in the three subscales have a range of 1-10. The placement and profession scale also have the option 11 (I don't know). Filesets: 1 t/m 9: SPSS files (4 source files, 4 working files and 1 merged file of the 4 working files)10: SPSS syntax file11: PDF-file with a description of the variables12: PDF-file with the questionnaire SCOPEVariables in merged file (used in analysis):1-80 correspond with items in SCOPE (the instrument is published by open access)81-85 are five not recoded items (r behind number of item is the recoded version) of the affective component scale and therefore not used in the analysis86 represents the sum of three items with regard to experiences in community care87-89 are calculated means of the items of the three subscales90 is the mean of all 33 items in the three subscales91-100 are dummy's of demographic variables used in the regression analysis.ContactBecause of the sensitive nature of the data, the fileset is confidential and will be shared only under strict conditions. For more information contact
Date made available27 Feb 2019
PublisherHogeschool van Amsterdam

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