Pediatric Oncology Kids Instrument Development for Symptom Management Study (KIDS-SM)

Mentor Name:
Lauri Linder

Mentor Position:
Associate Professor

Department:

College:
Nursing

Email:
lauri.linder@nurs.utah.edu


Project Description:

This project is supporting the development and validation of two new instruments for children with cancer and their parents. One will measure self-efficacy for symptom self-management and the other will measure actual symptom self-management behaviors.



Opportunity Type:

Volunteer; Prepare a UROP proposal; Write an Honors Thesis or Senior Thesis; Earn independent study credit


Student Role:

Support with data management, including transcribing interviews and preparing quantitative data for analysis.


Student Benefits:

Engagement in research. Learning about symptom management challenges for children receiving treatment with cancer and their families. Working with a multi-site study.


Project Duration:

Negotiable based on the student's schedule


Minimum Requirements:

Completion of CITI training in human subjects research (I can provide directions).