Nutrition Education in Fellows
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03044717|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 7, 2017
Last Update Posted : February 1, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Medical Education||Other: Nutrition survey Other: Educational Conference Other: 3-hour nutrition module|
The aim of this project is to educate the fellows and faculty about nutrition. This will be done with a 3-hour nutrition module provided by the Gaples Institute. The Gaples Institute is a non-profit organization advocating natural strategies balanced with conventional medicine. The module will be provided free of charge for this education. There will also be a prevention education conference once every five weeks.
The secondary aim is to affect change in clinical practice among fellows and faculty. With an intensive nutrition education spanned over six months, the goal is to see if investigators can affect change in clinical practice. The nutrition module online will be available to those who participate in the study. The study participants are required to complete the 3-hour nutrition module prior to the six month completion of this study.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||32 participants|
|Official Title:||How Nutrition Education in Cardiology Fellows and Faculty Affects Clinical Practice Over a Six-Month Period|
|Actual Study Start Date :||February 2, 2017|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 21, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 27, 2018|
Cardiology fellows and faculty
Fill out a nutrition survey three times at 0, 3, and 6 months and be present at a prevention educational conference every 5 weeks until the end of the study.
This group will also complete a 3-hour nutrition module prior to study completion.
Other: Nutrition survey
Survey will be done prior to the initiation of the education
Other: Educational Conference
A prevention educational conference will be available to attend once every 5 weeks.
Other: 3-hour nutrition module
Nutrition module will be provided by the Gaples Institute to participants as part of this study. This will be completed online via e-mail
Other Name: Nutrition module
- Changes in behavior will be measured by method of Nutrition Survey [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline, 3 months, and 6 months ]Nutrition Survey will be assessed at baseline, 3 months, and 6 months for changes in behavior.
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): NCT03044717
|United States, Florida|
|UF Health at the University of Florida|
|Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610|
|Principal Investigator:||Monica Aggarwal, MD||University of Florida|