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Web-based, Interactive Professional Education for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (WipeCOPD)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01377675
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 21, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
American College of Chest Physicians
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

June 17, 2011
June 21, 2011
December 3, 2014
April 2011
September 2014   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in clinical practice [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
Same as current
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  • Clinician knowledge and comprehension [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
  • Clinician self-confidence [ Time Frame: 9 months ]
Same as current
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Web-based, Interactive Professional Education for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Assessment of an Interactive Education Tool to Disseminate Best Practice Recommendations on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease to Primary Care

This study involves the development and evaluation of a web-based, interactive education program on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) for primary care clinicians.

The research questions that this proposal addresses include:

  1. Can an interactive, web-based COPD course be developed to disseminate evidence-based, best practice recommendations to primary care clinicians?
  2. Can assessment tools be developed to evaluate the impact of the program on clinician behavior in clinical practice and on patient care?
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Observational
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
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Non-Probability Sample
Third year internal medicine residents
Education of Primary Care Clinicians
Other: Education
The third year internal medicine residents completed the usual curriculum for COPD and took one pretest and two posttests to validate the questions.
Usual curriculum education program
Third year internal medicine residents
Intervention: Other: Education
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Completed
10
60
September 2014
September 2014   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary care clinicians in training
  • willing to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Specialists
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Yes
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United States
 
 
NCT01377675
WipeCOPD
No
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
American College of Chest Physicians
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
December 2014