E-learning: Teaching of Blindness Prevention (ELBPS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 30, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 30, 2010
Information provided by:
Clinica Oftamologica Zona Sul

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Teaching Technique Other: E-learning Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: E-learning as a Complement to Traditional Teaching of Blindness Prevention
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
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.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Immediate pretest score

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. One-month posttest score
  2. Immediate posttest score.

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

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:

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01249586

Clinics Hospital of the State University of Campinas
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil, 6111
Sponsors and Collaborators
Clinica Oftamologica Zona Sul Identifier: NCT01249586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ELBPS
First Posted: November 30, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 30, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

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