Effects of a Longitudinal Health Literacy Training Program on Family Medicine Residents

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Cliff Coleman, Oregon Health and Science University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01474733
First received: November 15, 2011
Last updated: November 17, 2011
Last verified: November 2011

November 15, 2011
November 17, 2011
November 2011
July 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
knowledge about health literacy [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
as measured by a standardized questionnaire
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01474733 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
clear communication skills [ Time Frame: 3 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
As measured by performance on an OSCE
Same as current
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Effects of a Longitudinal Health Literacy Training Program on Family Medicine Residents
Effects of a Longitudinal Health Literacy Training Program on Family Medicine Residents
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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
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Interventional
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Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Health Literacy
Other: educational intervention
series of lectures and workshops on health literacy
Experimental: educational intervention
participants undergo a series of educational interventions over 3 years
Intervention: Other: educational intervention
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Enrolling by invitation
12
July 2014
July 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

-Family medicine resident entering in summer 2011 at OHSU Department of Family Medicine

Both
20 Years to 50 Years
Yes
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United States
 
NCT01474733
OHSU IRB#00008039
No
Cliff Coleman, Oregon Health and Science University
Oregon Health and Science University
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Principal Investigator: Clifford A Coleman, MD, MPH Oregon Health and Science University
Oregon Health and Science University
November 2011

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