Table 6

Correlation between professional importance ratings related to nurses’ having oral health-related knowledge and skills and Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS) indices at Times 1 and 2

FactorTimeRIPLS
Factor 1: Teamwork and CollaborationFactor 2: Professional IdentityFactor 3: Roles and Responsibilities
Factor 1: Importance of nurses’ knowing about the relationship between oral and systemic healthT10.47**0.39**−0.12*
T20.44**0.36**−0.06
Factor 2: Importance of nurses’ having clinical skillsT10.27**0.26**0.06
T20.27**0.24**0.12*
Factor 3: Importance of nurses to consider oral health in clinical settingsT10.44**0.38**−0.06
T20.47**0.36**−0.02
Factor 4: Importance of nurses’ having the skills to detect oral diseasesT10.26**0.21**0.004
T20.23**0.20**0.11*