Validating the readiness for interprofessional learning scale
Interprofessional Education is an educational philosophy in which students of related professions work together to increase mutual understanding and optimize the unique strengths, knowledge, and approaches of each profession in the delivery of health care.
Estimates of homogeneity were low for both the JSAPNC (H = 0.16) and the RIPLS (H = 0.21).
Questionnaires are convenient to distribute and straightforward to analyse and report on, which could explain their frequent use.
The underlying assumption is that questionnaires cover important aspects of IPL, while their psychometric properties ensure the valid interpretation of their results.
The overall mean readiness score of clinical nutrition students was higher than that of other groups.
There were significant positive relationships between year of study and the overall RIPLS score, the teamwork and collaboration subscale score, and the negative professional identity subscale score (r ranged from .117 to .189, P ≤ .023).