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Migrant Health Promotion Program for University Students

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04069559
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 28, 2019
Last Update Posted : August 28, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tuba Demirel, Selcuk University

Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to determine effect of program about developing nursing students' attitudes towards refugees based on contact hypothesis on Xenophobia, Attitude towards Refugees and Intercultural Sensitivity.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Refugees Other: To develop nursing students' attitudes towards refugees program which based on contact hypothesis. Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

This Randomized Controlled Trials has been conducted with Bachelor's degree in nursing. Ninety students selected and randomly assigned to the intervention and control group as 45 students. Intervention group received a program about developing refugees health for 12 weeks. The content of this program consists of education and practices for refugees health.

Primary Outcome Measure: Xenophobia, Attitude towards Refugees and Intercultural Sensitivity Scale.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description: Intervention group and control group
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Masking Description: Blindness was done for data collectors and statistician. There were two group as intervention group and control group
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Developing Nursing Students Attitudes Towards Refugees Based on Contact Hypothesis: Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
Actual Study Start Date : March 4, 2019
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 31, 2019
Actual Study Completion Date : August 10, 2019

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Intervention Group
Intervention contain education and application about refugees health.
Other: To develop nursing students' attitudes towards refugees program which based on contact hypothesis.
In the first three weeks, education were given to the intervention group about refugees. Students watched a film on the theme of migration. After than the students contacted refugees in three different centers ( an immigrant health center, a school and a civil Society Organization) each of them for a total of nine weeks and two days a week.

No Intervention: Control Group
Students of control group performed routine public health nursing practices.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Xenophobia, [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Xenophobia Scale: The scale consists of 11 items and a single factor structure. The lowest score that can be obtained from Likert type scale (6 options) is 14 and the highest score is 84; The higher the score, the higher the risk of xenophobia.

  2. Attitude towards Refugees [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Attitude towards Refugees Scale: The scale is a likert type (5 options) and has 5 sub-dimensions

  3. Intercultural Sensitivity [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Intercultural Sensitivity Scale: The scale consists of 24 items and is a five-point likert type. The lowest total score that can be obtained from the scale is 24 and the highest total score is 120. The increase in the total score obtained from the scale indicates that the level of cultural sensitivity increased.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The university students in the fourth year of nursing education

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refugees or immigrants students

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04069559

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Selcuk University
Konya, Selcuklu, Turkey, 42250
Selcuk University
Konya, Selcuklu, Turkey
Selcuk University
Konya, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Selcuk University
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Study Director: Belgin Akin, Professor Selcuk University
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Responsible Party: Tuba Demirel, Assistant Professor at Nursing Faculty, Selcuk University Identifier: NCT04069559    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2019/101
First Posted: August 28, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 28, 2019
Last Verified: August 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Tuba Demirel, Selcuk University:
Refugees health
Contact hypothesis
Nursing students
Randomized controlled trial