Table 6

Impact of Internal and External Influences on IPV Education Provision Across All Programs

Internal Influences

Mean

(sd)

'Facilitator' % (n)

'Neutral' % (n)

'Barrier' % (n)


a. Availability and access to instructors who teach IPV content

1.65 (0.97)

81.0% (85)

12.4% (13)

6.7% (7)

b. Adequate instructor preparation for teaching IPV content

1.96(1.16)

72.4% (76)

13.3% (14)

14.3% (15)

c. The instructor's commitment to IPV content

1.41(0.73)

91.3% (94)

5.8% (6)

2.9% (3)

d. Access to instructors with specific IPV-related expertise/research endeavours

2.03(1.17)

65.1% (69)

24.5% (26)

10.4% (11)

e. Faculty/department commitment to IPV education

1.91(0.99)

69.8% (74)

24.5% (26)

5.7% (6)

f. Valid and relevant faculty/department mission or goals related to IPV

2.44(1.36)

53.5% (53)

23.2% (23)

23.2% (23)

g. Opportunities for curriculum renewal/revision

1.63(0.96)

82.9% (87)

11.4% (12)

5.7% (6)

h. Culture of the faculty/department

1.71(0.85)

78.4% (80)

19.6% (20)

2.0% (2)

i. Receptiveness of education recipients to IPV content

1.58(0.78)

88.6% (93)

9.5% (10)

1.9% (2)

j. Funding allocation for IPV education

3.07(1.46)

37.0% (37)

21.0% (21)

42.0% (42)

k. Access to resources to deliver IPV related content (e.g. A/V equipment)

1.73(1.10)

80.0% (84)

10.5% (11)

9.5% (10)

l. Adequate amount of time to include IPV content in curriculum (length of program)

2.78(1.39)

44.8% (47)

19.0% (20)

36.2% (38)

External Influences

a. Current political climate in your institution

1.83 (0.95)

77.4% (82)

15.1% (16)

7.5% (8)

b. Current political climate more broadly

2.12 (1.12)

64.2% (68)

23.6% (25)

12.3% (13)

c. Health care restructuring

2.66 (1.27)

39.8% (39)

33.7% (33)

26.5% (26)

d. Accreditation

2.08 (1.08)

63.9% (62)

26.8% (26)

9.3% (9)

e. Licensing body approval process

2.11 (1.16)

58.7% (54)

30.4% (28)

10.9% (10)

f. External funding

2.83 (1.43)

38.5% (37)

21.9% (21)

39.6% (38)


Responses on a 5-point scale: '1' = facilitator to '5' = barrier; facilitator = responses of '1' or '2', neutral = responses of '3', barrier = responses of '4' or '5'

Wathen et al. BMC Medical Education 2009 9:34   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-9-34

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