The Use of Reminders in Implementing an E-learning Program in General Practice

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ministry of the Interior and Health, Denmark
Information provided by:
Research Unit Of General Practice, Copenhagen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00394017
First received: October 26, 2006
Last updated: October 23, 2009
Last verified: October 2009

October 26, 2006
October 23, 2009
November 2006
May 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
The proportion of General Practices using the e-learning programme at least once in periods monitored.
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00394017 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • The number of logins in the periods monitored.
  • The time og logins in the periods monitored.
  • The number of logins in working hours in the periods monitored.
Same as current
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The Use of Reminders in Implementing an E-learning Program in General Practice
Implementation of an E-learning Program in Diagnostic Evaluation of Dementia by Reminders: A RCT Among General Practitioners in Copenhagen

To evaluate General Practitioners use and reuptake of an e-learning programme in diagnostic evaluation of dementia after an intervention consisting of three mailed reminder letters.

There is no direct patient involvement in this study.

The three mailed reminder letters will be mailed to the General Practitioners (GPs) in January 2007. The Periods where the e-learning programme will identify GPs using the programme are: Period before: November 1. and 6 weeks forward. Period after: Medio marts and 6 weeks forward.

All log files are kept anonymous for the principal study investigator by the Danish Medical Association.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Dementia
Behavioral: Reminder letters
3 mailed reminder letters
  • Active Comparator: Intervention group
    Reminder letters and usual implementations vs. usual implementation
    Intervention: Behavioral: Reminder letters
  • No Intervention: Control group
    usual implementations
    Intervention: Behavioral: Reminder letters
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
339
May 2007
May 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • General Practitioners working in Copenhagen Municipality October 1st 2006

Exclusion Criteria:

  • General Practitioners stopping to work in study period
Both
30 Years to 75 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Denmark
 
NCT00394017
CPH-06-01-FEAP
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Frans Boch Waldorff /MD PhD, Research Unit Of General Practice, Copenhagen
Research Unit Of General Practice, Copenhagen
Ministry of the Interior and Health, Denmark
Principal Investigator: Frans B Waldorff, PhD Research Unit of General Practice
Research Unit Of General Practice, Copenhagen
October 2009

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