Table 2

Impact of attending the advanced access learning module on three types of patient appointments
Type of appointment Wait times, in days, for Appointment: Difference (Mean Number of Days)
Mean (Standard Error of the Mean)
Before the module After the module
All GP Respondents (N=143)
Urgent 1.64 (0.23) 0.43 (0.05) 1.21*
Regular 6.09 (0.45) 2.75 (0.26) 3.34*
Third Next Available 5.20 (0.55) 1.80 (0.24) 3.40*
GP Respondents Who Decreased Wait Times (N=73)
Urgent 2.72 (0.74) 0.33 (0.10) 2.39*
Regular 7.12 (1.14) 2.21 (0.43) 4.91*
Third Next Available 6.10 (1.37) 1.51 (0.34) 4.59*
* p<.001

MacCarthy et al.

MacCarthy et al. BMC Medical Education 2012 12:110   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-12-110

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