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著者
Takeda, Shinya Department of Clinical Psychology, Tottori University Graduate School of Medical Sciences 研究者総覧 KAKEN
Banno, Yuka The Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Sugimoto, Taiki The Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Fujii, Fumi The Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Kimura, Ai The Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Sakurai, Takashi The Center for Comprehensive Care and Research on Memory Disorders, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
キーワード
cognitive functions
communication
fidelity
training program on neuropsychological test
抄録
Background: There will probably be an exponential increase in the number of seniors suffering from dementia, as aging is the greatest risk factor for this disease. Therefore, neuropsychological tests to assessing dementia are likely to play an increasingly important role for medical services in Japan. This study developed and evaluated the usefulness of a training program on neuropsychological tests aimed at promoting the understanding of testers with regard to the cognitive functions and communication required in the neuropsychological testing process. Methods: The subjects of this study comprised 20 individuals engaged in administrating neuropsychological tests at the Japan-Multidomain Intervention Trial for Prevention of Dementia in Older Adults with Diabetes. A four-hour training session was held. The first part of the training program focused on “cognitive functions and communication;” the second addressed “neuropsychological tests.” As the main evaluation criteria, a fidelity checklist was created with 14 items designed to measure success or failure with regard to important and easily mistakable aspects of implementing each neuropsychological test. They were conducted three times: before, immediately after, and six months after the training. Results: The main effect of time was significant for the “fidelity” score. The effect size was large at η2 = 0.69. A simple main effect test using the Bonferroni method revealed significant differences between the pre-training and post-training values and between the pre-training and six-month point values. However, no significant differences were found in self-efficacy scores before, immediately after, and six months after the training. Conclusion: This outcome indicates that the fidelity of the subjects to neuropsychological tests increased as a result of the training program, and that this improvement was maintained through the six-month period following the program. Moreover, the large effect size suggests that the training program may be effective in facilitating the mastery of neuropsychological tests in testers.
出版者
Tottori University Medical Press
資料タイプ
学術雑誌論文
外部リンク
ISSN
0513-5710
EISSN
1346-8049
書誌ID
AA00892882
掲載誌名
Yonago Acta Medica
最新掲載誌名
Yonago Acta Medica
62
4
開始ページ
278
終了ページ
284
Original Article
発行日
2019-11-22
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著作権表記
注があるものを除き、この著作物は日本国著作権法により保護されています。 / This work is protected under Japanese Copyright Law unless otherwise noted.
掲載情報
Takeda S, Banno Y, Sugimoto T, Fujii F, Kimura A, Sakurai T. The Effectiveness of Training Programs on the Fidelity of Neuropsychological Tests. Yonago Acta Medica. 2019;62:278-284.
部局名
医学部・医学系研究科・医学部附属病院
言語
英語