Readiness for Interprofessional Learning among Undergraduate Students in Surin Province

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Chularat Howharn
Thawatchai Yeunyow
Suchada Nimwatanakul
Sukhumal Sanpuang


This descriptive study was aimed to determine and compare the level of readiness for interprofessional learning (IPL) among undergraduate students in Surin Province. The sample consisted of 719 undergraduate students studying at the Boromarajonani College of Nursing Surin, Surin Rajabhat University, and Rajamangala University of Technology Isan. The Readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale (IPL) was used to collect data in which the Cronbach’s Alpha coefficient was .91. Independent t-test and one-way ANOVA were utilized to compare the differences in the means of the readiness for IPL. The majority of the participants were female, Buddhists, never had experience with IPL, studying at the Rajabhat University, and the first year students. Overall, the sample had a high level of readiness for IPL. There were statistically significance differences in readiness levels among the students with regards to gender, different institutes, and experience with IPL but not statistically different regarding different years of study. The suggestion from this study is that all institutes located in Surin province should consider integrating interprofessional education in their curriculum and can launch IPE in the first year of the program.


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Howharn C, Yeunyow T, Nimwatanakul S, Sanpuang S. Readiness for Interprofessional Learning among Undergraduate Students in Surin Province. NJPH (วารสาร พ.ส.) [Internet]. 2020 Apr. 30 [cited 2022 Dec. 10];30(1):25-34. Available from:


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