Cross-cultural adaptation of the Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale in Brazil

  • Marina Peduzzi Universidade de Sao Paulo; Escola de Enfermagem
  • Ian Norman King’s College London; Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Samantha Coster King’s College London; Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery
  • Everson Meireles Universidade Federal do Reconcavo da Bahia; Centro de Ciencias da Saude; Laboratorio de Instrumentos e Avaliacao Psicologica

Abstract

Objective Conduct a cross-cultural adaptation of the expanded version of the 29-items Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (RIPLS) into Brazilian Portuguese. Method Five steps were adopted: three translations, synthesis, three back-translations, assessment by an expert committee, and pre-test. Validation comprised 327 students from 13 undergraduate health courses from a public university. Parallel analyses were conducted using the R software and factor analysis using Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling. Results 1 9 12 16 10 11 17 19 21 24 25 29 Conclusion Evidences were found relating to the validity of the RIPLS version in Brazilian Portuguese in its application in the national context.

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Published
2015-12-01
How to Cite
Peduzzi, M., Norman, I., Coster, S., & Meireles, E. (2015). Cross-cultural adaptation of the Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale in Brazil . Revista Da Escola De Enfermagem Da USP, 49(spe2), 7-15. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0080-623420150000800002
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