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Assessing and Comparing Global Health Competencies in Rehabilitation Students

Table 3

Perceived global health skills for physiotherapy and occupational therapy students guided by the CanMEDS framework.

SkillsPhysiotherapy students’ score* (%)Occupational therapy students’ score* (%)

Communication skills60.0054.34
Listening skills76.1772.68
Able to understand patient with different background skills54.0456.63
Address team disagreement skills52.6942.89
Discuss sensitive issues skills49.6248.95
Identify needs skills63.2856.84
Helping patients achieve realistic goals skills55.6847.83
Working in a team skills55.4753.95
Clinical competency Skills69.6267.11
Keep up to date in global health skills50.4753.16
Active in global health skills33.0933.42

Average perceived knowledge and skills percentage for each domain varied for item scale between 0 and 1 (item scale [0-1]: for negative questions: 1 = strongly disagree, 0.75 = disagree, 0.50 = neutral, 0.25 = agree, 0 = strongly agree); for positive questions (1 = strongly agree, 0.75 = agree, 0.50 = neutral, 0.25 = disagree, 0 = strongly disagree).

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