Saturday, 22 July 2006: 8:15 AM-9:45 AM
Research Strategies and Instruments
 A New Instrument to Measure Symptom Distress in Women with Breast Cancer
Marcia M. Boehmke, DNS, RN, ANPc
 An Initial Validation of an Instrument to Measure Sexual Readiness
Marlaine E. Mangels, EdD, MS, BS, RN
 Use of the Serial Trial Intervention in a Randomized Controlled Trial
Christine R. Kovach, PhD, RN, Linda Sauer
 Validating a Research Tool: An Exemplar of the Older Patients in Acute Care Survey (OPACS) from Australia to the United States
Christine Malmgreen, MA, RN-BC, CHES, Lillie M. Shortridge-Baggett, RN, EdD, FAAN, FNAP, Mary Courtney, PhD, Anne M. Walsh, MHSc, Paula L. Graham, MS, RN