Study Evaluating the Effect of Physician Education on Smoking Cessation Counselling

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assuta Hospital Systems Identifier:
First received: September 11, 2011
Last updated: June 18, 2013
Last verified: September 2011
The purpose of the study is to see if a short seminar educating physicians about smoking cessation counselling will effectively improve their smoking counselling cessation practices.

Condition Intervention
Behavioral: Physician Educational Seminar

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Official Title: Pilot Study Evaluating the Influence of Physician Education Regarding the 5A's Smoking Cessation Counselling Strategy, as Evaluated by Patient Interpretation of the Strategy Principles

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Further study details as provided by Assuta Hospital Systems:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient assessment questionnaires [ Time Frame: Within a month after the seminar. ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 98
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
No Intervention: Patients Behavioral: Physician Educational Seminar
Participating Physicians will attend an hour long seminar on smoking cessation counselling.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 18yrs and over that visit the participating physicians and agree to compete the study questionnaire
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01432912

Maccabi Healthcare Services
Modiin, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assuta Hospital Systems
  More Information

Responsible Party: Assuta Hospital Systems Identifier: NCT01432912     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Maccabi-14/2011 
Study First Received: September 11, 2011
Last Updated: June 18, 2013
Health Authority: Israel: Ministry of Health processed this record on May 26, 2016