Assessment of NAPS Performance. (NAPSAT)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 15, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 20, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev

Brief Summary:

To measure competencies in propofol sedation for endoscopic procedures (NAPS)through development, test and validation of a reliable assessment tool in a simulator setting.

Hypothesis: That the tool will demonstrate content and construct validity, ie. enable reliable measuring of necessary competencies of different levels in a reproducible way.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Competence in Propofol Sedation for Endoscopy Behavioral: unexperienced endoscopy nurses Behavioral: Experienced endoscopy nurses

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 12 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Reliable and Valid Assessment of Nurse Administered Propofol Sedation (NAPS) Performance.
Study Start Date : January 2013
Primary Completion Date : March 2013
Study Completion Date : June 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Endoscopy
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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Nurse Trainees
unexperienced endoscopy nurses
Behavioral: unexperienced endoscopy nurses
Nurse Experts
Educated endoscopy Nurses
Behavioral: Experienced endoscopy nurses

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assessed sedation performance score [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    A Total of 12 Global Rating Scores and 2 checklist scores on hands on performance in a simulation setting and a theoretical Multiple Choice questionnaire. The performance score is decided by independent raters who review performances on video.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Endoscopy nurses of different competencylevel

Inclusion Criteria:

  • eligible nurses, written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior anesthesia or ICU experience

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01768143

Herlev Hospital, Gastroenheden
Copenhagen, Herlev, Herlev, Denmark, 2730
Sponsors and Collaborators
Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev

Responsible Party: Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev Identifier: NCT01768143     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SPAT-003
First Posted: January 15, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2014
Last Verified: September 2013

Keywords provided by Copenhagen University Hospital at Herlev:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General