Midwifery Students' Performance Before and After Teaching Fundamentals of Documentation

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01694888
First received: September 17, 2012
Last updated: September 25, 2012
Last verified: April 2011
  Purpose

Midwives are responsible for documenting and keeping care facts in midwifery departments. Inaccurate documentation or even minute error in reporting may lead to burdensome responsibility for midwives. This study has been conducted aimed to compare midwifery students' performance before and after teaching fundamentals of documentation. In this quasi-experimental study, 28 midwifery students were participated. Data were collected by a questionnaire including a. demographic data and b. Scenarios (1) and (2) of an imaginary patient with physician order and a checklist contain 11 elements of documentation


Condition Intervention Phase
Documentation Skill
Other: lecture
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label

Further study details as provided by Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • compare midwifery students' performance before and after teaching fundamentals of documentation using lecture method [ Time Frame: up to one month ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 27
Study Start Date: June 2011
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: midwifery students
all midwifery students studying at last term (except one who was absent) (27) in Mashhad school of nursing and midwifery in April 2011
Other: lecture
Teaching documentation skill using lecture method

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 22 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • midwifery students studying at mashhad school of nursing and midwifery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any other discipline
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Responsible Party: nazila zarghi, faculty member, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01694888     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Documentation Skill
Study First Received: September 17, 2012
Last Updated: September 25, 2012
Health Authority: Iran: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:
Students practice, Lecture; Nursing records; Nursing education; Midwifery

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