alexa Development of an instrument to measure the climate of professionalism in a clinical teaching environment.
Social & Political Sciences

Social & Political Sciences

Intellectual Property Rights: Open Access

Author(s): Quaintance JL, Arnold L, Thompson GS

Abstract Share this page

Abstract BACKGROUND: This report describes an instrument that measures professionalism in clinical environments, reports its psychometric properties, and discusses its potential uses. METHOD: The survey asked students (n = 371) to report the frequency of peers', residents', and faculty's professionalism behaviors and faculty's professionalism teaching, and it asked faculty (n = 28) to self-assess their teaching of professionalism. The authors investigated the instrument's reliability, convergent validity, and ability to detect differences between groups. RESULTS: Coefficient alphas were .75 or higher. Correlations showed positive relationships between students' perceptions of professionalism behaviors and faculty's professionalism teaching. t-tests indicated that preclinical students rated faculty's professionalism behaviors higher than did clinical students, and students rated faculty's professionalism teaching higher than the faculty rated themselves. CONCLUSIONS: The psychometrics of the instrument's scores are sound. The instrument has potential to meet the Liaison Committee on Medical Education's mandate to measure professional standards within learning environments and to track effects of interventions promoting the professionalism of learners and faculty. This article was published in Acad Med and referenced in Intellectual Property Rights: Open Access

Relevant Expert PPTs

Relevant Speaker PPTs

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri, Food, Aqua and Veterinary Science Journals

Dr. Krish

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Clinical and Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals


1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9040

Earth & Environmental Sciences

Katie Wilson

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science and Health care Journals

Andrea Jason

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics and Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Informatics Journals

Stephanie Skinner

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Material Sciences Journals

Rachle Green

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Mathematics and Physics Journals

Jim Willison

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

John Behannon

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

1-702-714-7001 Extn: 9042

© 2008-2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version