Table 2.

Comparison of Pre-Experience Survey Results and Post-Experience Survey Results for Students Participating in a Simulated Interprofessional Rounding Experience Interquartile Range

QuestionOverall Prea (n=99)Overall Posta (n=104)pbMed/PA Prea (n=27)Med/PA Posta (n=37)pcPharm Prea (n=72)Pharm Posta (n=67)pd
Interprofessional Survey Items
Shared learning will help me communicate better with other healthcare professionals after graduation4 (4 to 5)5 (4 to 5)0.024 (4 to 5)4 (4 to 4)0.804 (4 to 5)5 (4 to 5)0.0007
Learning with healthcare students before graduation will improve relationships after graduation4 (4 to 5)5 (4 to 5)0.00034 (3 to 4)4 (4 to 5)0.124 (4 to 5)5 (4 to 5)<0.001
Clinical Confidence Survey Items
I am confident in developing a pharmacotherapy plan for a patient3 (3 to 4)4 (3 to 4)0.293 (2 to 4)3 (2 to 4)0.854 (3 to 4)4 (3 to 4)0.06
I am confident in ordering/interpreting laboratory and diagnostic tests for a patient3 (3 to 4)4 (3 to 4)<0.0014 (3 to 4)4 (3 to 4)0.283 (2 to 4)4 (3 to 4)<0.001
I am confident in recognizing and managing medication errors for a patient3 (3 to 4)4 (3 to 4)0.0053 (2 to 3)3 (2 to 4)0.334 (3 to 4)4 (4 to 4)0.0004
I am confident in recognizing and managing medication interactions for a patient3 (3 to 4)4 (3 to 4)<0.0013 (2 to 3)3 (2 to 4)0.153 (3 to 4)4 (4 to 4)<0.001
  • Abbreviations: Med = medical, PA = physician assistant, Pharm = pharmacy

  • a Median score (and interquartile range) using 5-point likert scale: 1-strongly disagree to 5-strongly agree

  • b Wilcoxon rank sum tests to compare overall pre-simulation and post-simulation scores

  • c Wilcoxon rank sum tests to compare med/PA pre-simulation and post-simulation scores

  • d Wilcoxon rank sum tests to compare pharm pre-simulation and post-simulation scores