The Australian Nursing Standards Assessment Tool is freely available for use in clinical settings to assess nursing students, graduates, and other entry-level nurses.

Universities currently using the ANSAT to assess student workplace performance include: Australian Catholic University; Charles Darwin University; Central Queensland University; Flinders University; Griffith University; James Cook University; La Trobe University; Queensland University of Technology; RMIT University; Southern Cross University; Swinburne University of Technology; The University of Melbourne; The University of the Sunshine Coast; University of Newcastle; University of New England; University of Queensland; University of Southern Queensland; University of Western Sydney; University of Technology, Sydney; Victoria University. 

The ANSAT has been determined to be a valid, reliable and acceptable tool to assess student workplace performance. Analysis of over 3500 completed forms indicates the ANSAT is:

·    Reliable

-       Cronbach alpha ˃0.9

·    Valid

-       I-CVI >0.8

-       data extraction loaded predominantly onto one factor

Please contact Amanda Henderson via email for more information. Please advise if you would also like a workshop conducted at your facility.