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Table 5 Clinical Supervisors’ survey – responses to questions in the pre- and post-surveys

From: Survey analysis to determine the impact of evidence informed practice education upon East Asian medicine faculty clinical instruction and students’ skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviors within a master’s degree program

Questions Pre
n = 18
Post
n = 28
Χ2 P value
Have students cite articles, n (%) 10.7 0.01
Never 3 (17.6) 9 (34.6)   
Once or twice 14 (82.4) 9 (34.6)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 0 (0) 4 (15.4)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 0 (0) 4 (15.4)   
Discuss how to conduct a literature review, n (%) 2.5 0.46
Never 7 (41.2) 12 (44.4)   
Once or twice 9 (52.9) 10 (37)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 0 (0) 3 (11.1)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 1 (5.9) 2 (7.4)   
Compare and contrast scientific articles, n (%) 5.2 0.16
Never 4 (22.2) 6 (23.1)   
Once or twice 13 (72.2) 12 (46.2)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 0 (0) 5 (19.2)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 1 (5.6) 3 (11.5)   
Compare and contrast different approaches, n (%) 0.75 0.86
Never 1 (5.6) 1 (3.6)   
Once or twice 4 (22.2) 9 (32.1)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 6 (33.3) 7 (25)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 7 (38.9) 11 (39.3)   
Discuss strengths and weaknesses of studies, n (%) 4.1 0.25
Never 5 (29.4) 2 (7.4)   
Once or twice 6 (35.3) 10 (37)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 3 (17.6) 7 (25.9)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 3 (17.6) 8 (29.6)   
Identify source of information when teaching, n (%) 2.0 0.56
Never 1 (5.9) 1 (3.6)   
Once or twice 3 (17.6) 3 (10.7)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 7 (41.2) 8 (28.6)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 6 (35.3) 16 (57.1)   
Provide references to students, n (%) 0.15 0.93
Never 0 (0) 0 (0)   
Once or twice 3 (17.6) 6 (21.4)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 5 (29.4) 7 (25)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 9 (52.9) 15 (53.6)   
Have students provide references for treatment, n (%) 4.4 0.22
Never 2 (11.1) 4 (14.8)   
Once or twice 6 (33.3) 6 (22.2)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 8 (44.4) 7 (25.9)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 2 (11.1) 10 (37)   
Have students discuss ideas for research, n (%) 3.7 0.30
Never 4 (22.2) 5 (17.9)   
Once or twice 8 (44.4) 11 (39.3)   
In about half of my clinic shifts 6 (33.3) 7 (25)   
In almost all my clinic shifts 0 (0) 5 (17.9)