Theoretical basis and instruments in Empowering Patient Education

The purpose of this research area is twofold. First, the purpose is to study philosophical basis of empowering patient education: patients’ right to know about their health and care is studied with several samples. Second, the purpose is to develop and test instruments for empowering patient education: psychometrics of the Expected Knowledge (EKhp) and the Received Knowledge of Hospital Patients (RKhp) instruments have been evaluated and culturally validated.