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Psychological Group Intervention to Reduce Stress and Burnout Among Cardiac Intensive Care Nurses

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified August 2011 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Meir Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01412775
First received: May 2, 2011
Last updated: August 29, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
  Purpose

The study will examine the influence of a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) short-term group intervention program on the levels of psychological stress and professional exhaustion experienced by the nursing staff in a cardiac department.


Condition Intervention
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral: short-term group intervention program

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: The Contribution of a Short-term Psychological Group Intervention to Reduce Stress and Burnout Among Cardiac Intensive Care Nurses: A Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by Meir Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Symptoms of psychological stress [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The Nursing Stress Scale (NSS) has been shown to be a valid and reliable instrument to assess occupational stressors among nurses.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Exhaustion levels [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Nurse's burnout symptoms: The SMBS questionnaire (Shirom-Melamed Burnout), will be used.This questionnaire reflects the participant's exhaustion in their workplace.


Estimated Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: August 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Psychological stress and exhaustion
Twenty four male and female nurses from the cardiac intensive-care unit (CCU) of Meir Hospital, who consent to take part in the offered intervention program, will participate in the study. The participants will be randomly assigned to an experiment group of 12 participants and a control group of 12 participants.
Behavioral: short-term group intervention program

The intervention will include three aspects: Psycho-educational intervention: attending a lecture about stress and exhaustion; Techniques for decreasing stress: experiencing relaxation techniques and guided imagery and a BALINT style group:analyzing actual work cases and cognitive-behavioral focusing for reframing thoughts and making them more adaptive, expressing emotions and training for more appropriate behaviors.

The study includes three weekly sessions, Each session will be 90 minutes in duration.

Other Names:
  • intervention program
  • short-term group intervention

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  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Nurses from the cardiac intensive-care unit (CCU) of Meir Hospital, who consent to take part in the offered intervention program

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal to participate
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01412775

Contacts
Contact: Morris Mosseri, Professor 972-9-7472587 Morris.Mosseri@clalit.org.il
Contact: Noa Vilchinsky, Ph.D 972-3-531-8601 noav18@inter.net.il

Locations
Israel
Department of Cardiology, Meir Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Kefar Saba, Israel
Contact: Morris Mosseri, Professor    972-9-7472587    Morris.Mosseri@clalit.org.il   
Contact: Noa Vilchinsky, Ph.D    972-3-531-8601    noav18@inter.net.il   
Principal Investigator: Morris Mosseri, Professor         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Meir Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Morris Mosseri, Professor Department of Cardiology, Meir Medical Center, Israel
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Meir Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01412775     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MMC11XXX-XXCTIL
Study First Received: May 2, 2011
Last Updated: August 29, 2011
Health Authority: Israel: Clalit Health Services

Keywords provided by Meir Medical Center:
stress
burnout
exhaustion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 22, 2014