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. 

The Short-Form (SF-36) Health Survey

The SF-36 is a multi-purpose survey designed to capture adult patients' perceptions of their own health and well-being.  Based on a much longer survey developed in the 1980's by Ware, J.E., the SF-36 has 36 items grouped in 8 dimensions: physical functoning, physicial and emotional limitations, social functioning, bodily pain, general and mental health.  It is a generic measure, as opposed to one that targets a specific age, disease, or treatment group.  It can be administered in a...
Brazier, J.E.
Harper, N.M.
Jones, A.
O'Cathain, K.J.
Thomas, T.
Usherwood, T.
Westlake, L.

Relational Coordination Scale (RCS)

The RCS is a 7-item instrument completed by interdependent work groups with a critical role in carrrying out a work process.  It diagnoses four dimensions of communication and three dimensions of relationship quality.  In the 2000 study by Gittell, et al., reported below, the work process of interest was surgical care of orthopedic patients, and the workgroups with a critical role in providing care and services to those patients were members of five core disciplines: physicians, nurses,...
Relational Coordination Analytics