Effects of a Longitudinal Health Literacy Training Program on Family Medicine Residents
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01474733|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 18, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 16, 2015
- Briefly describe the purpose of this protocol: This study is designed to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational training program on the topic of health literacy for Family Medicine residents. The hypothesis being tested is that training residents about health literacy will result in improvements in residents' knowledge, skills, and attitudes with respect to health literacy.
- Briefly summarize how participants are recruited: OHSU Family Medicine Interns attending mandatory trainings on the topic of health literacy throughout the three years of the residency program will be invited to participate in the study.
- Briefly describe the procedures subjects will undergo: Completion of a short self-administered anonymous survey before and after a variety of learning sessions on the topic of health literacy.
- If applicable, briefly describe survey/interview instruments used: A 12-item pre-test questionnaire and 13-item post-test questionnaire designed to assess individuals' knowledge about health literacy, and intended clinical practices with respect to health literacy.
- If this is a clinical trial using an experimental drug and/or device, or an approved drug and/or device used for an unapproved purpose, briefly describe the drug and/or device: n/a
- Briefly describe how the data will be analyzed to address the purpose of the protocol: Demographics and responses to individual items will be reported as frequencies and percentages within the sample. We will use a chi-square analysis to stratify responses by demographic groups and t-tests to measure possible changes over time
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Health Literacy||Other: educational intervention||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||12 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Effects of a Longitudinal Health Literacy Training Program on Family Medicine Residents|
|Study Start Date :||November 2011|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2014|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2014|
Experimental: educational intervention
participants undergo a series of educational interventions over 3 years
Other: educational intervention
series of lectures and workshops on health literacy
- knowledge about health literacy [ Time Frame: 3 years ]as measured by a standardized questionnaire
- clear communication skills [ Time Frame: 3 years ]As measured by performance on an OSCE
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01474733
|United States, Oregon|
|OHSU Richmond Clinic|
|Portland, Oregon, United States, 97202|
|Principal Investigator:||Clifford A Coleman, MD, MPH||Oregon Health and Science University|