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Randomized Controlled Trial of Multi-Source Feedback to Pediatric Residents

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00302783
First Posted: March 15, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2006
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Collaborator:
Ambulatory Pediatric Association
Information provided by:
Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to test whether multi-source feedback, including self-assessment and tailored coaching, improves resident communication skills and professionalism. We hypothesize that residents who are assigned to receive multi-source feedback, in addition to receiving standard feedback, will improve significantly more than residents receiving standard feedback alone, as measured by parent and nurse ratings of specific behaviors over time.

Condition Intervention
Education, Medical Education, Competency-Based Feedback Communication Humanism Behavioral: Multi-Source Feedback: including self-assessment & coaching

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Randomized Controlled Trial of Multi-Source Feedback to Pediatric Residents: The Formative Value of an ACGME Competency-Based Assessment Tool.

Further study details as provided by Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The difference between groups in the change in parent and nurse ratings of specific communication skills and professionalism behaviors from baseline to follow-up (average 5 months later)

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: June 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Residents entering their first year of training
  • Scheduled for the two pediatric inpatient rotations where parent and nurse evaluations would be collected

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Residents from combined Internal Medicine/Pediatric training programs
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00302783


Locations
United States, Ohio
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45229-3039
Sponsors and Collaborators
Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
Ambulatory Pediatric Association
Investigators
Principal Investigator: William B Brinkman, M.D. Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00302783     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 03-12-37X
First Submitted: March 14, 2006
First Posted: March 15, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2006
Last Verified: January 2006

Keywords provided by Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati:
Education, Medical
Education, Competency-Based
Multi-Source Feedback
Communication
Professionalism