Bastick, Tony; Hardware, Valerie J.
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Department of Educational Studies
Assessing the predictive validity of the ATLP-75 selection test for Caribbean nurses
Education theory and practice: Caribbean perspectives
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Department of Educational Studies, Univesity of the West Indies
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Reports an assessment of the predictive validity of the Adult Test of Learning Potential (ATLP-75). This test has been used for the past 25 years as part of the selection process for admission to the nursing programme at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). Applicants who have scored less that 72% on this test have not been admitted to the programme. This means that many applicants have been rejected. However, during this tiem the predictive validity of the test has never been assessed.....