Evaluation of Radiology Resident Anxiety When Beginning Emergency Room (ER) Call
The purpose of this study is to quantify levels of resident anxiety under the current system (take call alone) and compare results to a modified system.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Evaluation of Radiology Resident Anxiety When Beginning ER Call|
- Improve resident well-being by decreasing anxiety surrounding beginning ER call as a first year radiology resident. [ Time Frame: 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||January 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2011|
|Primary Completion Date:||October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
First year University of Michigan Radiology residents will take call as scheduled without a "buddy call" experience.
(Enrollment completed for the control group)
2009 class of first year Radiology residents who will be assigned two 5 hour shifts working side by side with a more senior resident (who has experience taking call).
The study purpose is to quantify resident perceptions and feelings under the current 1700 call system (take call alone) and compare those with resident perceptions and feelings under a modified system where two partial shifts are taken with an experienced resident ("buddy call") prior to taking call alone.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00859066
|United States, Michigan|
|University of Michigan Hospital|
|Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109|
|Principal Investigator:||Richard Cohan, M.D.||University of Michigan Hospital|