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E-learning: Teaching of Blindness Prevention (ELBPS)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01249586
First Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2010
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Information provided by:
Clinica Oftamologica Zona Sul
  Purpose
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.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01249586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ELBPS
First Submitted: November 29, 2010
First Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

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