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Enhanced Critical Care Air Transport Team Training for Mitigation of Task Saturation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01628224
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 26, 2012
Last Update Posted : March 5, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
United States Air Force
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Cincinnati

Brief Summary:
This study involves two tasks. The first involves observation of patient care during simulated aeroevacuation missions in order to gauge task saturation. The second involves review of records from actual evacuation flights in order to determine the effects of task saturation on patient care.

Condition or disease
Task Saturation

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Enhanced Critical Care Air Transport Team Training for Mitigation of Task Saturation
Study Start Date : October 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Critical Care

Group/Cohort
CCATT Team
Measurements will be taken on groups of 3 people each. There will be a total of 16 such teams, with total membership of 48 individuals



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of task saturation [ Time Frame: 1 hour ]
    Task saturation is defined as the point at which the volume or complexity of events exceeds the capability of the individual or team to maintain a standard of care.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The population for the first task will consist of 4 CCATT teams (of 3 members each)
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Enrollment in a US Air Force CCATT Advanced Class at University Hospital, Cincinnati

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Locations
United States, Ohio
University Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Cincinnati
United States Air Force
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tim Pritts, MD University of Cincinnati

Responsible Party: University of Cincinnati
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01628224     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pritts-2010-01
First Posted: June 26, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by University of Cincinnati:
Task saturation