Session Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Presentation Time: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Location: Hall C & D
*Purpose: simplifyKDPI is an iteratively-designed patient-engaged mobile educational animated video program developed with guidance from patients, providers and Self-efficacy and Multimedia Learning Theories to increase knowledge and self-efficacy of kidney transplant candidates about KDPI.
*Methods: Kidney transplant candidates undergoing transplant evaluation at Erie County Medical Center between May-September 2018 were shown the 2-minute video intervention. Knowledge, self-efficacy and willingness to consider accepting high KDPI offers were assessed immediately before and after the video.
*Results: The cohort consisted of 23 patients. Mean KDPI knowledge scores were significantly increased from pre-intervention (5.7±1.8) to post-intervention (7.2±1.0); (Mean difference (MD) 1.5±1.4, P<0.001). Differences remained significant for those with: Age ≥ 58 years (n=12, MD 1.0±1.4, P=0.0323); less than college education (n= 16, MD 1.5±1.3, P=0.0004), on dialysis (n= 11, MD 1.7±1.3, P=0.0409), having low technology access (n=12, MD 1.5±1.5, P=0.0042) and low literacy/numeracy (n=11,MD 1.8±1.9, P=0.0096). Self-efficacy scores also significantly increased pre and post video (MD 1.2±1.3, P=0.0002). There were no significant differences in the willingness of patients to accept high KDPI kidneys overall or those with age ≥58 (MD -0.1±1.8, P=0.73 and MD -0.2±1.8, P=0.75 respectively)
*Conclusions: simplifyKDPI video is associated with significant increases in knowledge and self-efficacy even in patients with low literacy levels and low access to technology. However, no significant differences were observed in willingness to accept these offers.
To cite this abstract in AMA style:Bonner K, Seibert R, Kayler L. simplifyKDPI: An Animated Video to Educate Kidney Transplant Candidates about the Kidney Donor Profile Index [abstract]. Am J Transplant. 2019; 19 (suppl 3). https://atcmeetingabstracts.com/abstract/simplifykdpi-an-animated-video-to-educate-kidney-transplant-candidates-about-the-kidney-donor-profile-index/. Accessed July 10, 2020.
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