Table 1

Dental hygiene students’ results on alcohol and alcohol problems perceptions questionnaire (N=67)

MeasurePre-TrainingPost-TrainingPost-SimulationF(2, 126)p-value
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Role security2.970.653.650.633.730.5943.10<0.01
Therapeutic commitment3.130.663.320.393.281.021.270.29
  • Note: Responses were on scale from 1=strongly disagree to 7=strongly agree; higher mean scores indicated higher levels of role security and therapeutic commitment to working with patients with alcohol-related problems. The “Pre-Training” assessment took place prior to the didactic session; the “Post-Training” assessment took place after the didactic session; and the “Post-Simulation” assessment took place after the SBIRT simulation.