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Table 4 Factor loadings for the survey items in the finalized factor structure

From: Development and validation of the Readiness to Train Assessment Tool (RTAT)

Survey Item Subscale (component)
Implementation Plan Readiness to Engage Implementation Team Financial Resources Evidence Strength & Quality of the HPT Program Relative Advantage of the HPT Program Additional Resources
The implementation plan for this program... - identifies strategies for unanticipated obstacles. .937       
The implementation plan for this program... - includes a communication plan to share progress with multiple stakeholders, regardless of their direct involvement (e.g., communication to the funder, board of directors, leadership, staff, patients, community partners). .935       
The implementation plan for this program... - intends to compare anticipated vs. actual progress. .911       
The implementation plan for this program... - allows for adequate time to reflect on and evaluate whether implementation team members are satisfied with the progress outcomes. .881       
The implementation plan for this program... - identifies strategies for gaining staff confidence (e.g., employees feel safe and have accepted the new changes). .866       
The implementation plan for this program... - includes an evaluation plan conducted with both quantitative and qualitative measurements. .863       
The implementation plan for this program... - includes tracking of the implementation progress (e.g., milestones, spending). .857       
The implementation plan for this program... - allows for adequate time to reflect on and evaluate factors influencing the program’s success. .855       
The program will be carried out or accomplished according to an implementation plan that... - is being updated and shared with leadership and staff on a regular basis. .853       
The implementation plan for this program... - identifies a strategy to monitor the impact of the health professions training program on productivity. .811       
The implementation plan for this program... - intends to use data to inform program delivery and to monitor fidelity to the program’s model. .777       
The program will be carried out or accomplished according to an implementation plan that... - allows for staff input and opinions. .762       
The program will be carried out or accomplished according to an implementation plan that... - has well-formulated and sufficiently detailed action steps and timelines to guide engaged staff. .642       
The program will be carried out or accomplished according to an implementation plan that... - can be modified or revised due to unexpected barriers. .552       
The implementation plan for this program... - ensures the necessary resources to implement the program are available. .539       
At our health center: Engaging with health professions training is compatible with our organizational culture.   1.005      
Leaders and managers have taken steps to encourage staff to engage with health professions training.   .908      
At our health center: Engaging with health professions training is feasible and appropriate in the life of the organization at this time.   .900      
At our health center: Collaboration is encouraged.   .870      
At our health center: Engaging with health professions training is a high priority.   .867      
Staff are well-informed about the progress of existing and/or planned health professions training programs.   .851      
At our health center: Our mission, vision and values towards health professions training are well-communicated and shared.   .635      
Our health center is able to leverage our external relationships to support health professions training program implementation.   .576      
The implementation team members for this health professions training program … have release (protected) time for this health professions training program.    .828     
The implementation team members for this health professions training program … can keep the momentum going in implementing this health professions training program (e.g., in the face of challenges, over the long run).    .784     
There is a comprehensive implementation team in place for the program (e.g., representatives from multiple departments of the organization, a champion for the program).    .735     
The implementation team members for this health professions training program … have clearly defined roles and responsibilities.    .723     
Our health center is financially able to trial health professions training programs.     .974    
The following resources are available and sufficient to implement and carry out the health professions training program: - Financial, including costs related to implementation.     .693    
Regarding health professions training, our health center has an overall budget that accounts for our mission to act as a teaching organization.     .643    
Our health center has enough evidence to support that: The health professions training program is flexible enough to be redesigned to meet the needs of our health center.      .896   
Our health center has enough evidence to support that: If the organization engages with this health professions training program, it will be beneficial for our health center workforce.      .895   
Our health center has enough evidence to support that: The program will help trainees better adapt to relevant best practices at health centers.      .812   
Our health center has enough evidence to support that: The health professions training program has clear structure and goals.      .605   
The majority of staff members feel that the program will: - Lead to better recruitment of health professionals (e.g., the pool of qualified applicants will increase).       .878  
The majority of staff members feel that the program will: - Better meet anticipated workforce needs.       .846  
The majority of staff members feel that the program will: - Lead to improved patient care outcomes.       .742  
The majority of staff members feel that: The costs in time and resources required to implement this health professions training program are worth the potential benefit.       .530  
The following resources are available and sufficient to implement and carry out the health professions training program: - Staff (e.g., interested and qualified preceptors/supervisors).        .902
The following resources are available and sufficient to implement and carry out the health professions training program: - Evaluation resources.        .564
The following resources are available and sufficient to implement and carry out the health professions training program: - Assistance for staff (e.g. tools, training, coaching, and ongoing support as they adjust to the changes due to implementation of the health professions training program).        .562
  1. Extraction Method: Principal Component Analysis
  2. Rotation Method: Promax with Kaiser Normalization
  3. Rotation converged in 10 iterations