Condition category
Not Applicable
Date applied
29/09/2006
Date assigned
29/09/2006
Last edited
29/07/2008
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Ms Pam Moule

ORCID ID

Contact details

University of the West of England
Faculty of Health and Social Care
Glenside Campus
Blackberry Hill
Stapleton
Bristol
BS16 1DD
United Kingdom
+44 0117 328 8422
Pam.moule@uwe.ac.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0038161733

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

What is the estimated improvement (effect size) in skill and knowledge of Basic Life Support and Automated External Defibrillator use, which can be expected with comparable mental health care (MHC) professionals completing a similar programme of face-to-face or e-learning based instruction?

Ethics approval

Added 29 July 2008: Ethics approval was received from the local medical ethics committee before trial recruitment began.

Study design

Pilot RCT

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Not Applicable: Resuscitation

Intervention

Pilot RCT. Staff randomised to:
[A] Experimental e-technology education in basic life-support (BLS) with automated external defibrillator (AED) use.
[B] Traditional face-to-face nationally approved training in basic life support (BLS) with automated external defibrillator (AED) use.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Measure of the effect size between online learning and face-to-face groups on an outcome criteria of 32% passing knowledge and 35% passing skills tests in BLS and AED use.

Secondary outcome measures

Added 23 July 2008:
No secondary outcome measures

Overall trial start date

18/04/2005

Overall trial end date

17/04/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Staff at Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, who are based at selected acute and chronic adult care wards.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

83

Participant exclusion criteria

1. Participants should not have received advanced life support or intermediate life support training previously in the trust
2. No evidence of BLS updating in the past 12 months

Recruitment start date

18/04/2005

Recruitment end date

17/04/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

University of the West of England
Bristol
BS16 1DD
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Record Provided by the NHSTCT Register - 2006 Update - Department of Health

Sponsor details

The Department of Health
Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (UK) NHS R&D Support Funding

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

2008 results:
Moule P Albarran J Bessant E Pollock J Brownfield C (2008) A comparison of e-learning and classroom delivery of basic life support with automated external defibrillator use: A pilot study. International Journal of Nursing Studies. In press

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes