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Airway Management and Vascular Access Simulation

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
University of Alabama at Birmingham Identifier:
First received: April 30, 2009
Last updated: August 27, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
This project involves a pre- and post- airway management and vascular access simulation survey. The purpose of the study is to assess the perceived effectiveness of the simulation course on the performance of medical students enrolling in the Anesthesiology rotation during their third and fourth year of medical education.

Condition Intervention
Airway Management
Vascular Access
Other: Simulation

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Airway Management and Vascular Access Simulation

Further study details as provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • perceived effectiveness [ Time Frame: pre- and post- simulation ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
medical students Other: Simulation
simulation of airway management and vascular access


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
third and fourth year medical studens enrolling in the UAB Department of Anesthesiology rotation

Inclusion Criteria:

  • medical student enrolled in the Department of Anesthesiology rotation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • anyone not enrolled in the rotation
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00892671

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35249
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Principal Investigator: Thomas R. Vetter, MD, MPH University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Anesthesiology
  More Information

Responsible Party: Thomas R. Vetter, PI, UAB Department of Anesthesiology Identifier: NCT00892671     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E080829003 
Study First Received: April 30, 2009
Last Updated: August 27, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of Alabama at Birmingham:
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