Nursing Unit Cultural Assessment Tool (NUCAT)
The NUCAT is a 50-item instrument used to identify discrepancies between preferred and actual cultural behaviors of nursing units. 

Evidence-Based Assessment Rating Profile


Sample Items


Relevant Literature:

  1. Urden, L. D. (1996). Development of a nurse executive decision support database. A model for outcomes evaluation. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 26(10), 15–21.

  2. Van Ess Coeling, H., & Simms, L. M. (1993). Facilitating innovation at the nursing unit level through cultural assessment, Part 1: How to keep management ideas from falling on deaf ears. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 23(4), 46–53.