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Abbasi N, Najafi M, Zarghi N, Karbasi Motlagh M, khatamidoost F, Shirazi M. Psychometric Properties of Organizational Cultural Competence Instrument in Tehran University of Medical Sciences. payavard. 2017; 11 (6)
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-6381-en.html
1- Student of Medicine School of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- PhD candidate in Medical Education Department of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Associated Professor Education Development Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , mandana.shirazi@ki.se
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Background and Aim: World Health Organization has prioritized cultural competence for providing high quality health care and patient-centered services. Therefore, it is necessary to plan for developing these skills for all organizational levels. Evaluation of Organizational Cultural Competence has been regarded as these component for which contextualized instrument is crucial. The present study aimed to determine validity and reliability of the Persian version of OHCC organizational cultural competence (2005) instrument in Tehran University of Medical Sciences.
Material and Methods: In order to confirm reliability, 143 staff (nurses and physicians) in different administrative positions, worked in Imam Khomeini educational Hospital completed the questionnaire. Modified HSR toolkit for translating and adapting instrument, was used for contextualizing the questionnaire: first, two medical education experts who were proficient in English translated it. Then content validity of Persian version was confirmed using Lawsche method (CVR and CVI = 0/79); its internal consistency was calculated by Cronbach's alpha coefficient (0.912). It was backward translated to compare with original copy and sent to experts for their approval. Confirmation Construct validity was calculated by LISREL software and the result showed that the questions were fit to the domains. The KMO, calculated for this instrument 0.751 and α was less than 0.05.
Results: Content validity was confirmed by deleting two items from original questionnaire. Cronbach's alpha was calculated as 0.912 following removing two items.
Conclusion: The organizational cultural competence instrument was confirmed to be valid and reliable with 20 items in Iranian context.
Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2018/01/21 | Accepted: 2018/01/21 | Published: 2018/01/21

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