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University of Colorado College of Nursing

College of Nursing

CNR Instrument Lab

Locating or Creating Research Instruments

The Center for Nursing Research Instrument Lab can help you find existing research instruments or make your own from scratch.

Locating Instruments

List of Measures Available in the CNR:  the measures are sorted by specific constructs, populations, patient diagnosis, type of tool/instrument, and author. (It is your responsibility to obtain all copyright permission for any measures you wish to use in a research study; some measures are in the public domain as is noted on the spreadsheet.) CNR RAs can assist you.

Locating Specialized Instruments


Developing and Evaluating Instruments

Follow these links to find more statistical procedures related to instrument development/reliability: