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Assessment Tools for Interprofessional Education, Learning, & Practice

Important Note: Below is a partial list of assessment tools. We are continuously seeking to expand and share these references with you. If you know of any validated assessment tool that should be included to this list, please Contact Us with the information and a reference.

Attitudes to Chronic Illness Care
Arenson, C.A., Rattner, S., Borden, C., Collins, L., Fields, S.K., Gavin, E., & Veloski, J. J. (2008). Academic Medicine, 83(10): S93-S96.

Perceptions of Health
Diamond J.J., Becker J.A., Arenson C.A., Chambers C.V., Rosenthal M.P. (2007) Development of a Scale to Measure Adults' Perceptions of Health. Journal of Community Psychology, 35: 557-561.

Attitudes Toward Health Care Teams Scale
Heinemann, G.D., Schmitt, M.H., Farrell, M.P., & Brallier, S.A. (1999). Development of an Attitudes Toward Health Care Teams Scale. Evaluation & the Health Professions, 22, 123-142.

Jefferson Survey of Attitudes Toward Physician-Nurse Collaboration
Hojat, M., Fields, S.K., Veloski, J.J., Griffiths, M., Cohen, M. J. M., & Plumb, J. D. (1999). Psychometric Properties of an Attitude Scale Measuring Physician-Nurse Collaboration. Evaluation & the Health Professions, 22: 208-220.

Interdisciplinary Education Perception Scale (IEPS)
Luecht, R. M., Madsen, M.K., Taugher, M.P. & Petterson, B.J. (1990). Assessing professional perceptions: Design and validation of an interdisciplinary education perception scale. Journal of Allied Health, 19, 181-191.

Roles of Health Professions
Nisbet, G., Hendry, G.D., Rolls, G. & M.J. Field, M.J. (2008). Interprofessional Learning for Pre-qualification Health Care Students: An Outcomes-Based Evaluation. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 22(1): 57-68.

Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS)
Parsell, G., & Bligh, J. (1999). The development of a questionnaire to assess the readiness for health care students for interprofessional learning (RIPLS). Medical Education, 33, 95-100.

Student Stereotypes Rating Questionnaire
Barnes, D., Carpenter, J., Dickinson, C., 2000. Interprofessional education for community mental health: Attitudes to community care and professional stereotypes. Social Work Education 19, 564-583.

Hean, S., Macleod-Clark, J., Adams, K. and Humphris, D. 2006. Will opposites attract? Similarities and differences in students' perceptions of the stereotype profiles of other health and social care professional groups. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 20, (2), 162-181.

Team Performance Survey
Thompson, B.M., Levine, R.E., Kennedy, F., Naik, A.D., Foldes, C.A., Coverdale, J.H., Kelly, P.A., Parmelee, D., Richards, B.F., & Haidet, P. (2009). Evaluating the Quality of Learning-Team Processes in Medical Education: Development and Validation of a New Measure. Academic Medicine, 84(10):S124-S127.