Assessment and Evaluation

Advancing Assessment and Evaluation

This is your gateway to finding measurement tools that can be used to assess individual learners, groups, teams, practice environments, and organizations; and to evaluate the impact of interprofessional education programs and collaborative practice on Triple Aim Outcomes. 

Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA)

The Interprofessional Professionalism Assessment (IPA) instrument was designed to measure interprofessional professionalism (IPP), which is defined as the “Consistent demonstration of core values evidenced by professionals working together, aspiring to, and wisely applying principles of altruism and caring, excellence, ethics, respect, communication, and accountability to achieve optimal health and wellness in individuals and communities.” The IPA was created over a 9-year period through...
Frost J.S., Hammer D.P., Nunez L.M., Adams J.L., Chesluk B., Grus C. Harrison N., McGuinn K., Mortensen L., Nishimoto J.H., Palatta A., Richmond M., Ross E.J., Tegzes, J., Ruffin A.L. & Bentley J.P.

Performance Assessment Communication and Teamwork Tools Set (PACT)

The PACT Tool set was designed by faculty and staff at the University of Washington (Center for Health Sciences, Interprofessional Education, Research, and Practice), as part of a Macy and Hearst Foundations grant to develop a simulation-based team training program for pre-licensure health professions students.  To develop the program, the authors chose the "Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety" (TeamSTEPPS®) model as a guiding framework.  The PACT...
Chiu, C.
Brock, D.
Abu-Rish, E.
Vorvick, L.
Wilson, S.
Hammer, D.
Schaad, D.
Blondon, K.
Zierler, B.

Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMISE)

PROMIS® is a set of patient-centered tools that can be used to evaluate the physical, mental, and social health of adults and children.  The tools can be used with the general population and individuals with chronic conditions. PROMIS instruments measure concepts such as pain, fatigue, physical function, depression, anxiety and social function. PROMIS has constructed item banks (a collection of questions measuring the same thing that can be administered in short forms or adaptively through...
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
PROMIS Health Organization

Index of Interdisciplinary Collaboration (IIC)

The IIC is designed to assess social workers’ perception of the quality of collaborative exchanges in interdisciplinary team settings. The tool breaks down interdisciplinary collaboration into five sub-dimensions: interdependence, newly created professional activities, collective ownership of goals, reflection on process, and flexibility. The 42-item self-report questionnaire is meant to assess whether individuals are experiencing the positive interprofessional interactions measured in the tool...
Bronstein, L.R.

Individual Teamwork Observation and Feedback Tool (iTOFT)

The iTOFT is a work-based assessment tool of interprofessional teamwork behaviors.  It was created by a consortium of seven universities on three continents as a way to provide meaningful feedback to students and novice professionals. It was developed through a literature review of the existing teamwork assessment tools, a discussion of accreditation standards for the health professions, Delphi consultation, and field-testing with an emphasis on its feasibility and acceptability for formative...
Thistlethwaite, J.
Moran, M
Dunston, R.
Roberts, C.
Eley, D.
Bognossian, F.
Forman, D.
Bainbridge, L.
Drynan, D.
Fyfes, S.

Perception of Interprofessional Collaboration Model Questionnaire (PINCOM-Q)

The PINCOM-Q is designed to assess perceptions of interprofessional collaboration on the individual, group, and organizational levels for professionals in the domain of mental health care for children and adolescents. Specifically, the tool measures individual motivation, role expectations, personality style, and professional power; group leadership, coping, communication, and social support; and organizational culture, goal/aims, domain, and environment in a 48-item self-report questionnaire....
Odegard, A.
Strype, J.

University of the West of England Entry Level Interprofessional Questionnaire (UWE-ELIQ)

The UWE-ELIQ is the first of three surveys designed to assess changes in student attitudes and perceptions over the course of their training and entry into practice.  The ELIQ survey is administered at the beginning of schooling.  The UWE Interim Professional Questionnaire (IIE) is administered during the second year of study, and the UWE Final Interprofessional Questionnaire (FIQ) is administered after qualification and again after 9 months of professional practice.  All three surveys collect...
Pollard, K.C.
Meirs, M.E.
Gilchrist, M.

Attitudes Toward Health Care Teams Scale (ATHCT)

The ATHCT was designed to gauge the attitudes of trainees and providers towards working in interprofessional healthcare teams. Specifically, the tool measures individuals' beliefs about the quality of care provided by interprofessional teams (i.e., Quality of Care/Process) and their attitudes regarding the physician's central authority role in healthcare teams (i.e., Physician Centrality). These two factors are measured in a 19-item self-report tool. The development of this version...
Heinemann, G.D.
Schmitt, M.H.
Farrell, M.P.
Brallier, S.A.

IPEC Competency Self-Assessment Tool

This instrument was designed to assess competencies related to collaborative practice at the healthcare degree program level through individual student self-assessment. Specifically, the tool measures students' self-efficacy on items based on the 42 core competency statements developed by the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC, 2011), a consortium of professional associations in the U.S. representing six disciplines.  Results can help inform curriculum planning, track the...
Dow, A.W.
DiazGranados, D.
Mazmanian, P. E.
Retchin, S. M.

The University of Auckland Behavioural Rating Scale (UA-BRS)

This tool was designed to assess teamwork behaviors exhibited by critical care teams during simulated emergencies.   Specifically, leadership and team coordination, mutual performance monitoring, and verbalising situational information are rated in 23 items. The tool can be completed by team members (group self-assessment) and/or by observers. The 2011 validation study was conducted on 160 individuals in 40 critical care teams engaged in 4 scenarios each. Results helped establish the factor...
Weller, J.
Frengley, R.
Torrie, J.
Shulruf, B.
Jolly, B.
Hopley, L.
Hendersdon, K.
Dzendrowskyj, P.
Yee, B.
Paul, A.
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