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Table 2 Scales in survey questionnaire

From: A four-year, systems-wide intervention promoting interprofessional collaboration

Attitudes toward Health Care Teams Scale
Subscales : Scores 6 (strongly agree) to 1 (strongly disagree)
Higher scores indicate acceptance of doctors' higher authority in health care teams
Quality of interprofessional care (14 items)
e.g. 'The interprofessional team approach makes the delivery of care more efficient'
Higher scores indicate agreement with value of interprofessional care
Physician Centrality (6 items)
e.g. 'Doctors have the right to alter patient care plans developed by the interprofessional team'
RIPLS (Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale)
Subscales : Scores 5 (strongly agree) to 1 (strongly disagree):
Higher scores indicate non-rigid, non-tribal professional identity
Teamwork & Collaboration (9 items)
e.g. 'Team-working skills are essential for health professionals from different professions to learn'
Higher scores indicate approval of interprofessional teamwork and collaboration
Professional Identity (7 items)
e.g. 'Clinical problem-solving skills can only be learned with health professionals from my own profession' (reverse scored)