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A Comparison of Learning Method (CAM-ICU) Between E-learning and Conventional Face-to-face Lecture and Demonstration

2016-12-01 16:08:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Delirium is an acute and fluctuating disturbance of consciousness characterized by reduced attention, impaired cognition and perception, usually resulting from general physical conditions. Delirium contributes to longer hospital length of stay, increased mortality, increased healthcare costs, and long-term cognitive and functional impairment. However, it is often underdiagnosed and undertreated. E-learning (electronic learning) proves to be a time-efficient, flexible and convenient training method, making it suitable for a large organization like Siriraj hospital where there is a large employee turnover rate. So the investigators want to compare the passing rate between the e-learning group and the traditional learning group.

Description

Primary objective: Compare the passing rate between the e-learning group and the traditional learning group

Secondary objectives: Assess the trainees' satisfaction and problems associated with e-learning implementation, Investigate the causes of inaccurate CAM-ICU assessment for improvement in future training sessions

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Delirium

Intervention

learning

Status

Not yet recruiting

Source

Mahidol University

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-01T16:08:21-0500

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