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Table 6 Study characteristics and findings for knowledge-based outcomes following online dementia education

From: Establishing the effectiveness of technology-enabled dementia education for health and social care practitioners: a systematic review

Study Setting Study design Comparator Measure Results
Bentley, Kerr et al. 2019 [14] Practice Before-after NA DKAS Evidence of effecta
Chao, Kaas et al. 2016 [52] Practice Repeated measures NA CKS-C Evidence of effectb
Cobbett, Redmond et al. 2016 [53] HE Controlled before-after Did not participate in online training MCQc Evidence of effect
De Witt Jansen, Brazil et al. 2018 [54] Practice Before-after NA ECHO Questionnaired Evidence of effect
Hobday, Savik, and Gaugler 2010 [57] Practice Before-after NA Knowledge Inventory Evidence of effect
Hobday et al. 2010 [58] Practice Before-after NA Dementia Care Knowledge Evidence of effect
Hobday, Gaugler and Mittelman 2017 [56] Practice Before-after NA Dementia Care Knowledge Evidence of effect
Irvine, A. B., Bourgeois et al. 2007 [17] Practice Randomised trial Did not participate in training VST: knowledge Evidence of effect
Irvine, A. Blair, Beaty et al. 2013 [59] Practice Before-after NA VST: knowledge Evidence of effecte
Jones, Moyle 2016 [60] Practice Before-after NA ASKAS: knowledge Evidence of effect
Kimzey, Mastel-Smith et al. 2016 [61] HE Controlled before-after Usual practice; Experiential learning ADKS No evidence of effect
Luconi 2008 [62] Practice Repeated measures NA MCQ; clinical cases Partial evidence of effectb (multiple outcome measures)
Tomaz, Jose Batista Cisne, Mamede et al. 2015 [66] Practice Controlled before-after Did not receive training Knowledge test Evidence of effect
Vollmar, Mayer et al. 2010 [68] Practice Randomised trial Traditional lecture Knowledge test No evidence of effect
Westmoreland, Counsell et al. 2010 [69] HE Randomised trial Paper-based learning Knowledge test Evidence of effect
  1. ADKS Alzheimer’s Disease Knowledge Scale, ASKAS Ageing Sexual Knowledge and Attitudes Scale, CKS-C Communication Knowledge Scale–Chinese version, DKAS Dementia Knowledge Assessment Scale, HE Higher education, MCQ Multiple choice question, NA Not applicable, VST Video situation test
  2. aBased on descriptive statistics
  3. bBased on first time point following training
  4. cMeasured comprehension, application, and critical thinking
  5. dMeasured knowledge and self-efficacy
  6. eThe findings related to nurses only