Journal article

A Mokken scale analysis of the peer physical examination questionnaire

Brett Vaughan, Sandra Grace

CHIROPRACTIC & MANUAL THERAPIES | BMC | Published : 2018

Abstract

Background: Peer physical examination (PPE) is a teaching and learning strategy utilised in most health profession education programs. Perceptions of participating in PPE have been described in the literature, focusing on areas of the body students are willing, or unwilling, to examine. A small number of questionnaires exist to evaluate these perceptions, however none have described the measurement properties that may allow them to be used longitudinally. The present study undertook a Mokken scale analysis of the Peer Physical Examination Questionnaire (PPEQ) to evaluate its dimensionality and structure when used with Australian osteopathy students. Methods: Students enrolled in Year 1 of th..

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