Midwifery Students' Performance Before and After Teaching Fundamentals of Documentation

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 27, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 27, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
Midwives are responsible for documenting and keeping care facts in midwifery departments. Inaccurate documentation or even minute error in reporting may lead to burdensome responsibility for midwives. This study has been conducted aimed to compare midwifery students' performance before and after teaching fundamentals of documentation. In this quasi-experimental study, 28 midwifery students were participated. Data were collected by a questionnaire including a. demographic data and b. Scenarios (1) and (2) of an imaginary patient with physician order and a checklist contain 11 elements of documentation

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Documentation Skill Other: lecture Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 27 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Study Start Date : June 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: midwifery students
all midwifery students studying at last term (except one who was absent) (27) in Mashhad school of nursing and midwifery in April 2011
Other: lecture
Teaching documentation skill using lecture method

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. compare midwifery students' performance before and after teaching fundamentals of documentation using lecture method [ Time Frame: up to one month ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 22 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • midwifery students studying at mashhad school of nursing and midwifery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any other discipline

Responsible Party: nazila zarghi, faculty member, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT01694888     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Documentation Skill
First Posted: September 27, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 27, 2012
Last Verified: April 2011

Keywords provided by nazila zarghi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:
Students practice, Lecture; Nursing records; Nursing education; Midwifery