Table 4

Survey responses on the importance of IPE competencies, by number of respondents and mean (SD)

Statement1234Mean (SD)
Graduates must be competent to work with individuals of other professions to maintain a climate of mutual respect and shared values.0321313.51 (0.605)
Graduates must be competent to use the knowledge of their own roles and those of other professions to appropriately assess and address the health care needs of the patients and populations served.0420313.49 (0.635)
Graduates must be competent to communicate with patients, families, communities, and other health professionals in a responsive and responsible manner that supports a team approach to the maintenance of health and treatment of disease.0217353.61 (0.564)
Graduates must be competent in applying relationship-building values and the principles of team dynamics to perform effectively in different team roles to plan and deliver patient/population-centered care that is safe, timely, efficient, effective, and equitable.01019263.29 (0.762)
  • Note: Answer scale ranged from 1=not at all important to 4=extremely important.

  • SD=standard deviation.