Student 4 Best Evidence as a Tool to Improve Evidence-Based Practice Competencies
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03707119|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 16, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 16, 2018
Objective. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an educational program, based on Students 4 Best Evidence (S4BE) Blog, on Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) competencies (attitudes, knowledge and skills) through an EBP laboratory, in undergraduate students of Physiotherapy.
Design. An observational perspective study. Setting. Physiotherapy School of Italian University. Participants. 70 undergraduate physiotherapist students of the first year, of both genders, were included. Mean age was 20.48+/-3.20 years and 66% were male and 34% were female.
Interventions. The intervention consisted of the use of S4BE to teach EBP competence. The section S4BE "about" has been used to teach the EBP principles and their key steps and the section S4BE "topics" has been used to teach critical thinking and the clinical practice in rehabilitation for a total of 24 training hours.
Main Outcome Measure. The evidence-based practice questionnaire (EBP2Q) has been used to evaluate EBP attitude, knowledge and skills, at the start of laboratory (T0), after 24 training hours (T1) and after 3 months of clinical practice training (follow-up). Statistical analysis was performed with SPSS 17.0 An intra-group analysis has been conducted to verify the improvement during the time. Statistically significant was set at p<0.05.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Undergraduate Health Professional Students||Other: Educational programme|
|Study Type :||Observational [Patient Registry]|
|Actual Enrollment :||70 participants|
|Target Follow-Up Duration:||3 Months|
|Official Title:||The Effectiveness of Student 4 Best Evidence as a Tool to Improve Evidence-Based Practice Competencies in Undergraduate Health Professional Students: a Pilot Study|
|Actual Study Start Date :||January 15, 2018|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||March 30, 2018|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||June 15, 2018|
The intervention consisted of the use of Student 4 Best Evidence blog to teach EBP competence. The section S4BE "about" has been used to teach the EBP principles and their key steps and the section S4BE "topics" has been used to teach critical thinking and the clinical practice in rehabilitation for a total of 24 training hours.
Other: Educational programme
the health professional students were undergone to Student 4 Best Evidence blog, as a specific educational programme to learn EBP competencies.
- Evidence-based practice questionnaire (EBP2Q) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline EBP competencies at 24 training hours ]based on 6 domains to evaluate EBP attitude, knowledge and skills
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03707119
|Centro "E. Spalenza" - Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi|
|Rovato, Brescia, Italy, 25038|
|Principal Investigator:||Chiara Arienti, PhD||Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi|