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Table 1 Quantitative Data Comparing Pre-Course and Post-Course Competencies

From: Interprofessional education between medical students and nurse practitioner students in a Global Health course

  Pre-Course Post-Course P
Q1. Effectively communicate your own profession’s roles and scope of practice to other health professionals 66.0 (28–100) 81.5 (63–100) < 0.001
Q2. Explain the roles and scopes of practice of both a Registered Nurse & Advanced Practice Nurse colleague in a variety of care settings 28.2 (0–61)1 65.3 (34–88)1 < 0.0011
Q3. Explain the roles and scopes of practice of a physician colleague in a variety of care settings 64.7 (26–85)2 78.8 (50–97)2 0.0612
Q4. Listen actively to people expressing different perspectives than your own 76.5 (25–100) 85.5 (61–100) 0.128
Q5. Encourage ideas and opinions of other team members during group discussions or debates 67.5 (22–100) 80.5 (52–100) 0.007
Q6. Engage other health professionals in shared patient-centered problem solving 55.6 (30–77) 75 (50–100) < 0.001
Q7. Describe the process of team development and practices of effective teams 60.9 (23–100) 77.4 (33–100) < 0.001
  1. 1 Medical students only (n = 18). 2Nursing students only (n = 8). Parameters expressed as mean (range). Comparisons between groups were made using the Mann-Whitney U test