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Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Interns on Child Abuse

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03758794
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2018 by Maria Nabil Leithy Dawood, Cairo University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 29, 2018
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maria Nabil Leithy Dawood, Cairo University

Brief Summary:
  1. Knowledge and attitude of dental interns of the pediatric dental department regarding child abuse recognition and reporting will be assessed 2 times before and after attending one of 2 learning modules ( interactive lecture or online module ) assessment through a questionnaire
  2. assessment of the learning experience through a written questionnaire

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Child Abuse Other: interactive lecture Other: online education Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
  1. An introduction with the aim of the study will be given to all the interns of the pediatric dentistry department, Faculty of Dentistry, Cairo University during a regular scheduled seminar.
  2. All interns willing to join the study will be asked to sign an informed consent.
  3. A pre-test questionnaire on recognition and reporting of child abuse will be given to the participants
  4. The participants will be randomly allocated to 2 study groups Online Group: (this group will receive the educational material through an online educational module ) Lecture Group: (this group will receive the educational material through an interactive lecture based educational module )
  5. A post-test same as the pre-test will be used to assess the change in knowledge and attitude regarding child abuse recognition and reporting after the completion of the assigned educational module.
  6. All participants that attended both educational modules will be asked to answer a small questionnaire about their perceptions regarding the learning experience.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 138 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Knowledge and Attitude of Dental Interns on Child Abuse After Implementation of Two Educational Modules: A Randomized Control Trial
Estimated Study Start Date : June 1, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 1, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 1, 2020

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: interactive lecture module
interactive lecture
Other: interactive lecture
an interactive lecture will be given to a group of dental interns students on child abuse recognition and reporting

Active Comparator: online educational module
online educational using a special link
Other: online education
an online educational module will be sent to a group of dental interns students on child abuse recognition and reporting




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Questionnaire on Knowledge and Attitude of child abuse [ Time Frame: 2 questionnaires each for 15 minutes before and after the learning module ]
    assess the change in knowledge and attitude of dental interns regarding child abuse before and after the educational module assigned to the group same questionnaire will be given pre and post the educational module the questionnaire will include 25 multiple choice questions each question will score 4 with the total questionnaire out of 100 . the questionnaire that will score 75 or less will be considered failed


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Questionnaire on Perception of the learning experience [ Time Frame: A 10 minutes written questionnaire ]
    assessment of the dental interns' perception of the educational module the questionnaire will include 7 questions about how strongly or not they preferred the educational module administrated or not evaluation of the answers and comparison between both educational modules according to the % of agreement on each module each question will be analysed with comparison between the % of interns who strongly agree, agree, neutral, disagree or strongly disagree



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dental Interns enrolled in the Pediatric Dentistry and Dental Public Health Department, Faculty of Dentistry, Cairo University
  • Participants of both genders
  • Graduates of any dental school in Egypt

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants who refused to sign the consent
  • Participants who won't be able to have online access to the material
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Maria Nabil Leithy Dawood, Principal Investigator, Cairo University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03758794    
Other Study ID Numbers: nld201151
First Posted: November 29, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2018
Last Verified: November 2018

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No