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Table 1 Evaluation of knowledge assessment scores before and after a telementoring intervention for HIV healthcare workers in Namibia, by profession and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits

From: Implementation and evaluation of a Project ECHO telementoring program for the Namibian HIV workforce

     Difference between pre- and post-program test scores
Characteristic Number of participants (%) Pre-program mean test score Post-program mean test score Mean Percent improvement from pre-program mean test score (95% CI)
Profession
 All 78 (100.0) 54.5 64.2 9.7 17.8 (12.2–23.5)
 Physician 11 (14.1) 72.7 74.9 2.2 3.0 (− 4.3 to 10.3)
 Nurse 42 (53.8) 52.4 64.1 11.7 22.3 (13.2–31.5)
 Others 16 (20.5) 45.8 57.2 11.5 25.1 (10.6–39.7)
 Pharmacist 9 (11.5) 57.3 64.0 6.7 11.7 (− 1.5 to 24.8)
Number of CPD credits
 Did not report 13 (16.7) 55.7 63.7 8.0 14.4 (− 0.6 to 29.3)
 1–5 CPD credits 32 (41.0) 51.6 60.9 9.2 17.8 (9.5–26.3)
 6–28 CPD credits 33 (42.3) 56.7 67.6 10.9 19.2 (9.6–28.8)
Profession and number of CPD credits*
Physician      
 1–5 6 (9.2) 70.0 75.3 5.3 7.6 (0.4–14.9)
 6–28 3 (4.6) 80.0 84.0 4.0 5.0 (− 19.8 to 29.8)
Nurse      
 1–5 14 (21.5) 47.4 57.1 9.7 20.5 (2.6–38.4)
 6–28 21 (32.3) 54.3 67.4 13.1 24.1 (9.6–38.8)
Others      
 1–5 6 (9.2) 36.7 48.7 12.0 32.7 (− 4.2 to 69.6)
 6–28 7 (10.8) 53.7 63.4 9.7 18.1 (− 2.9 to 39.1)
Pharmacist      
 1–5 6 (9.2) 58.0 67.3 9.3 16.0 (− 3.1 to 35.3)
 6–28 2 (3.1) 58.0 60.0 2.0 3.4 (− 128.0 to 134.9)
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. *13 participants did not report CPD credits, reducing the total sample size in this group to 65
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