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The Effect of Bench-model Training in Cognitive Learning in the Operating Room

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00628069
First Posted: March 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Khalid Syed, The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
  Purpose
Based on the motor learning theories, it is hypothesized that bench-model training will allow junior residents to be more interactive than trainees lacking similar active hands-on training.

Condition
Sensitivity Training Groups

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Effect of Bench-model Training in Cognitive Learning in the Operating Room

Further study details as provided by Khalid Syed, The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objective of the study is to show that bench model testing not only improves the technical skill of the student but that it also influences the student's ability to learn the didactic information and decision-making. [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Group 1
performers who will participate in the training sessions.
Assistants
Assisants-paired with the performers and will be allowed to assists only, without the opportunity to practice the technical skills related to the task.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Residents enrolled in first or second year from a variety of divisions.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in first or second year of their residency from a variety of division

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Residents from higher year
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00628069


Locations
Canada, Ontario
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Khalid Syed, MD, FRCSC University Health Network, Toronto
  More Information

Responsible Party: Khalid Syed, Orthopedic Surgeon, The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00628069     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-43
First Submitted: February 25, 2008
First Posted: March 4, 2008
Last Update Posted: September 5, 2012
Last Verified: September 2012

Keywords provided by Khalid Syed, The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation:
Orthopedics
bone fixation