Instruments/Tools
ABOUT THE INSTRUMENTS:

The following instruments were developed and authored by Dr. Josepha Campinha-Bacote and are based on her models of cultural competence.   Please note that all tools are copyrighted and cannot be used without written permission and a fee.

Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence Among Healthcare Professionals – Revised (IAPCC-R): The IAPCC-R© is a pencil/paper self-assessment tool that measures one’s level of cultural competence in healthcare delivery. It consists of 25 items that measure the five cultural constructs of desire, awareness, knowledge, skill and encounters. There are 5 items that address each construct. The IAPCC-R© uses a 4-point likert scale reflecting the response categories of strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree; very aware, aware, somewhat aware, not aware; very knowledgeable, knowledgeable, somewhat knowledgeable, not knowledgeable; very comfortable, comfortable, somewhat comfortable, not comfortable; and very involved, involved, somewhat involved, not involved. Completion time is approximately 10 -15 minutes. Scores range from 25 -100 and indicate whether a healthcare professional is operating at a level of cultural proficiency, cultural competence, cultural awareness or cultural incompetence. Higher scores depict a higher level of cultural competence. To find out more about this tool please clink on this (link).

Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence Among Healthcare Professionals – Student Version (IAPCC-SV): The IAPCC-SV© is a pencil/paper self-assessment tool that measures the level of cultural competence among students. It consists of 20 items that measure the five cultural constructs of desire, awareness, knowledge, skill and encounters. The IAPCC-SV© uses a 4-point likert scale reflecting the response categories of strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree. Completion time is approximately 10 -15 minutes. Scores range from 20-80 and indicate whether a student is operating at a level of cultural proficiency, cultural competence, cultural awareness or cultural incompetence. Higher scores depict a higher level of cultural competence. To find out more about this tool please clink on this (link).

Inventory for Assessing a Biblically Based Worldview Among Healthcare Professionals – Revised (IABWCC): The IABWCC© is a pencil/paper self-assessment tool that measures one’s level of cultural competence in healthcare delivery that is based on biblical principles. It consists of 25 items that measure the cultural constructs of “imago Dei,” desire, awareness, knowledge, skill and encounters. The IABWCC© uses a 4-point likert scale reflecting the response categories of strongly agree, agree, disagree, strongly disagree. Completion time is approximately 10 -15 minutes. Scores range from 25 -100 and indicate whether a healthcare professional is operating at one of the following levels: biblically cultural proficient, biblically cultural competent, biblically culturally aware or biblically culturally incompetent. Higher scores depict a higher level of biblically based cultural competence. To find out more about this tool please clink on this (link).

Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence Among Healthcare Professionals for Mentoring (IAPCC-M): The IAPCC-M© is a self-assessment tool consisting of 9 items that measure the five cultural constructs of cultural desire, cultural awareness, cultural knowledge, cultural skill and cultural encounters as it relates to the mentoring process. Scores range from 0 – 36 and indicate whether a faculty mentor is operating at a level of cultural proficiency, cultural competence, cultural awareness or cultural incompetence in their mentoring relationships. Higher scores depict a higher level of cultural competence in mentoring. The IAPCC-M© uses a 4-point likert scale reflecting the response categories of strongly agree, agree, disagree and strongly disagree. To find out more about this tool please clink on this (link).

Outcomes of a Culturally Competent Curriculum: A Template for Evaluation: (OCCC): The OCCC© is an evaluation tool that assesses the existence of cultural concepts taught in specific courses in a heath professions’ curriculum. It is based Campinha-Bacote’s model of cultural competence, The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services, and is comprised of 44 behavioral item/outcomes addressing the five constructs of cultural awareness, cultural desire, cultural knowledge, cultural skill, and cultural encounters. To find out more about this tool please clink on this (link).

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