Colposcopy Education Using Operant Learning


Images will be collected during routine colposcopy and paired with their pathology results to be used for resident education

Study Type

  • Study Type: Observational [Patient Registry]
  • Study Design
    • Time Perspective: Prospective
  • Study Primary Completion Date: February 1, 2021

Detailed Description

Identifying information will be removed and operant learning techniques will be applied to better educate residents on colposcopy.


  • Other: Colposcopy
    • prospective resident education for colposcopy

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Resident accuracy in identifying sites for biopsy during Colposcopy
    • Time Frame: 1 year
    • using colposcopic images obtained during routine patient care residents will complete quiz from images with immediate results of the test to assess the accuracy of visual cues to biopsy

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • ability to give informed consent
  • age 21or older
  • undergoing clinically indicated colposcopy

Exclusion Criteria

  • under 21 years of age

Gender Eligibility: Female

colposcopy only performed in female population

Minimum Age: 21 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • University of Virginia
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Sponsor
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Leigh Cantrell, MD, Principal Investigator, University of Virginia
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Ian C Cook, MD, 4349821719,

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