Research Priorities of Korean Oncology Nurses

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For which topic were research priorities identified?

oncology nursing

In which location was the research priority setting conducted?

Asia - South Korea

Why was it conducted at all?

The Korean Oncology Nursing Society (KONS) was launched in October 2000 to establish oncology nursing policies, to deliver new knowledge to nurses, and to conduct research. From its inception, KONS recognized the importance of identifying national oncology research priorities to set a research agenda for Korean oncology nursing.

What was the objective?

to identify oncology nursing research priorities among Korean oncology nurses

What was the outcome?

a ranking list of 8 research topics

How long did the research prioritization take?

No information provided.

Which methods were used to identify research priorities?


How were the priorities for research identified exactly?

Step 1: survey: 108 items in 8 domains, participants were asked to rate importance of each item and asked to rank 5 items in order of research priority

Which stakeholders took part?

Nurses as members of the Korean Oncology Nursing Society. 59 participants.

How were stakeholders recruited?

A letter was mailed to all 219 members of KONS.

Were stakeholders actively involved or did they just participate?

Stakeholders were mere participants of the research prioritization process; they were not actively involved in the process.