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Just Culture Assessment Tool-Nursing Education JCAT-NE

Just Culture Assessment Tool- Nursing Education (JCAT-NE)

The Just Culture Assessment Tool is a valid and reliable instrument developed to measure just culture within nursing academia. This 27-item, Likert scale instrument measures 6 concepts reflective of just culture; Feedback and Communication About Events, Openness and Communication, Fairness/ Balance, Quality of the Safety Related Reporting Event, Continuous Improvement Process, and Fair Reporting.

Publication describing the development and validation of the JCAT-NE

 Nurse Educator, 44(5), 261-264. Free download:

Development and Validation of the Just Culture Assessment Tool for Nursing Education

Publication Describing nursing students’ perceptions of just culture in nursing education

Nurse Educator, 45(3), 133-138. Free download:

Nursing Students’ Perceptions of Just Culture in Nursing Programs: A Multisite Study

 Just Culture Assessment Tool- Nursing Education (JCAT-NE)

Download the  JCAT-NE Instrument