E-learning: Teaching of Blindness Prevention (ELBPS)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Clinica Oftamologica Zona Sul
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: November 29, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2010
History: No changes posted

E-learning material increases the student knowledge level before the traditional class of blindness prevention and help to fix this information a short period (one month) after the class.

Condition Intervention Phase
Teaching Technique
Other: E-learning
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: E-learning as a Complement to Traditional Teaching of Blindness Prevention

Further study details as provided by Clinica Oftamologica Zona Sul:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Immediate pretest score

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • One-month posttest score
  • Immediate posttest score.

Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Traditional teaching
A traditional class of blindness prevention.
Other: E-learning
A traditional class of blindness prevention plus an additional e-learning material. The e-learning material included a PDF article about blindness prevention. This material was e-mailed one week before the traditional class.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • being a medical student matriculated in the course of ophthalmology. This course is taught to fourth-year students at State University of Campinas.

Exclusion Criteria:


  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01249586

Clinics Hospital of the State University of Campinas
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 6111
Sponsors and Collaborators
Clinica Oftamologica Zona Sul
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01249586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ELBPS
Study First Received: November 29, 2010
Last Updated: November 29, 2010
Health Authority: Brazil: State University of Campinas

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vision Disorders
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Eye Diseases
Signs and Symptoms

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