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Table 5 Acceptability of the Educational Outreach Visit

From: Educational outreach visits to improve venous thromboembolism prevention in hospitalised medical patients: a prospective before-and-after intervention study

How effective was the Educational Outreach Visit in… Extremely ineffective Ineffective Unsure Effective Extremely effective
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Increasing or refreshing your knowledge about VTE prophylaxis for medical patients? 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 11 (58) 5 (26)
Addressing concerns you have had about providing VTE prophylaxis to medical patients? 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 13 (68) 2 (11)
Providing information about the significance of VTE as a healthcare issue? 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 11 (58) 5 (26)
Providing information about VTE risk assessment for medical patients? 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 11 (58) 5 (26)
Providing information about selecting appropriate VTE prophylaxis for medical patients? 0 (0) 1 (5.3) 1 (5.3) 11 (58) 4 (21)
Providing information about the ongoing monitoring of patients risk and response to prophylaxis? 0 (0) 3 (16) 4 (21) 7 (37) 3 (16)
How likely is it that… Extremely unlikely Unlikely Unsure Likely Extremely likely
You will participate in another educational program such as this one in the future? 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 3 (16) 11 (58) 2 (11)
This educational visit will influence your clinical practice? 1 (5.3) 0 (0) 3 (16) 11 (58) 2 (11)
What was the participants perceived level of… Very low Low Average High Very high
Interest in the topic presented? 2 (11) 3 (16) 3 (16) 6 (32) 5 (26)
Participation during the visit? 1 (5.3) 1 (5.3) 4 (21) 3 (16) 10 (53)
Comprehension of the information provided? 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (11) 7 (37) 10 (53)
  1. Percentages may not add up to 100 due to missing data.