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ALPS Competency in Practice Assessment (CIPA) Tool

Name Date Where are you at in your career? E.g. Pre-qualifying Years, Post-qualifying Years

Instruction

For each statement listed, please indicate on the scale given below how prepared you feel in the following skills and knowledge to practice as an entry level professional

Please Note: You need to click a rating or N/A for all the questions otherwise the feedback will not output


Scale

  • 0 = Not at all prepared
  • 1 = Somewhat prepared
  • 2 = Adequately prepared
  • 3 = Well prepared
  • 4 = Extremely well prepared
  • If you feel any of the items do not apply to your profession please select N/A

Please think about the way your course has prepared you with the following skills with service
users e.g. patients, clients or families.
Please rate how prepared you feel in your ability to...
N/A 0 1 2 3 4
Use verbal communication skills
Use active listening skills
Use and observe non-verbal forms of communication
Identify barriers to communication
Deal with barriers to communication effectively
Be empathic when dealing with others
Deal with conflict and negotiate differences
Maintain professional boundaries
Deal with cultural issues
Be open to feedback from others
Establish a good relationship
Communicate effectively in written communications
Now we would like you to think about the way in which your course has prepared you with the
following skills when working with colleagues.
Please rate how prepared you feel in your ability to...
N/A 0 1 2 3 4
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Build professional relationships with others
Provide feedback to peers in a non-confrontational way
Understand the roles and contributions of other members of the team
Motivate others
Please think about the way in which your course has prepared you with sufficient knowledge.
Please rate how prepared you feel in your ability to...
N/A 0 1 2 3 4
Use theoretical knowledge to practice as an entry level professional
Use technical skills required as an entry level professional
Use evidence-based practice in your professional area
Appreciate the core values of your profession
Now think about the way in which your course has provided you with skills for the practice
setting.
Please rate how prepared you feel in your ability to...
N/A 0 1 2 3 4
Use analytical thinking and apply it
Use sound judgement and apply it
Problem solve
Assess your clients'/patients' needs
Make referrals and plan interventions
Carry out required interventions
Plan appropriate discharge and follow up
Feel confidence to practice in your chosen profession
Finally, please think about the way in which your course has prepared you to deal with
professional interactions and responsibilities.
Please rate how prepared you feel in your...
N/A 0 1 2 3 4
Knowledge of ethical and legal standards required
Ability to self direct my own learning
Ability to continue my own professional development

Do you have any further comments you would like to add regarding the way in which your course has prepared you for your chosen profession?

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