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. 

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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

Safety Organizing Scale (SOS)

The tool was designed to capture self-reported team behaviors that underlie a safety culture within hospital-based nursing units. Specifically, this 9-item tool measures individual nurses' perceptions of how their nursing unit works in terms of: (1) preoccupation with failure, (2) reluctance to simplify interpretations, (3) sensitivity to operations, (4) commitment to resilience, and (5) deference to expertise.  Results, aggregated to the unit level, can be used to potentially improve...
Vogus, T. J.
Sutcliffe, K. M.

Student Perceptions of Physician-Pharmacist Interprofessional Clinical Education (SPICE-2)

The SPICE instrument was designed to measure medical and pharmacy students’ perceptions of interprofessional education experiences in experiential education settings. Specifically, the tool measures interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice, roles/responsibilities for collaborative practice, and patient outcomes from collaborative practice in a 10-item self-report questionnaire. The results of the tool are meant to promote a consistent IPE experience across multiple institutions...
Zorek, J.A.
Fike, D.S.
Eickhoff, J.C.
Engle, J.A.
MacLaughlin, E.J.
Dominguez, D.G.
Seibert, C.S.

Students Perceptions of Interprofessional Clinical Education Revised (SPICE-R)

The SPICE-R is a short (10-item) self-report survey designed to measure health professions students' perceptions of interprofessional education and interprofessional collaborative practice.  It represents a variation of an earlier instrument (SPICE-1), which was developed specifically for medical and pharmacy students. Items reflect a 3-factor model capturing interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice; roles and responsibilities for collaborative practice; and patient outcomes from...
Dominquez, D.G.
Fike, D.S.
MacLaughlin, E. J.
Zorek, J.A.

Survey of Organizational Attributes for Primary Care (SOAPC)

The SOAPC was designed to measure the perspectives of clinicians, nurses, and staff on the internal resources of small family medicine practices. Specifically, the tool measures communication, decision making, stress/chaos, and history of change in a 21-item self-report instrument. The results are meant to provide a practical resource for benchmarking practices and guiding interventions. A validation study of 640 staff from 51 family practices demonstrated a four factor structure and good...
Ohman-Strickland, P.A.
Orzano, A.J.
Nutting, P.A.
Dickinson, W.P.
Scott-Cawiezell, J.
Hahn, K.
Gibel, M.
Crabtree, B.F.

Surveys on Patient Safety Culture

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has developed a suite of provider surveys addressing questions related to quality care and patient safety.  Five different version of the survey exist, and they are customized for five different clinical settings: ambulatory surgery center, community pharmacy, hospital, medical office, and nursing home.  The AHRQ provides planning resources and maintains a national database with comparative data for participating organizations.  The purpose...
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Team Climate Inventory (TCI)

The TCI was developed to measure team climate among management teams in healthcare organizations.  Based on a theoretical model, the tool measures four facets (vision, participative safety, task orientation, and support for innovation) in a 38-item self-report questionnaire.  Aggregated to the team level, the tool's results are intended to support team building and organizational development in healthcare teams.  The development of the TCI included pilot testing of a longer instrument (61...
Anderson, N.R.
West, M.A.

Team Decision Making Questionnaire (TDMQ)

The TDMQ was designed to measure the quality of transdisciplinary teamwork throughout the team decision-making process. Specifically, the tool provides an estimate of the quality of decision-making, team support, learning, and the development of quality services within a team. In the validation study, the 19-item, self-report instrument was administered to professionals working within the clinical area of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).  The study reported good factor...
Batorowicz, B.
Shepherd, T. A.

Team Development Measure (TDM)

This self-report tool was designed to assess the degree to which a team has achieved aspects of effective teamwork within inpatient and ambulatory health care settings.  Specifically, the tool measures team members' perceptions of cohesion, communication, roles and goals, and team primacy in a 31-item instrument.  In a validation study, 1,194 self-identified team members (e.g., physicians, nurses, receptionists, administrators, and ancillary therapists) from 120 healthcare teams provided...
Stock, R.
Mahoney, E.
Carney, P. A.

Team Emergency Assessment Measure (TEAM)

This observational rating tool was designed to assess the nontechnical performance of team members during resuscitation events. Specifically, it focuses on team leadership, teamwork, and task management as performed by acute care specialists (e.g., physicians, nurses).  The tool includes ratings of 11 specific behaviors and also a global performance item.  A thorough investigation of content, construct, and concurrent validity of the tool was conducted.  In the latter investigations, analyses...
Cooper, S.
Cant, R
Porter, J.
Somers, G
Kinsman, L
Nestel, D
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