Testing NOTSSdk in the Clinical Setting

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lene Spanager, Herlev Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: January 14, 2013
Last updated: August 23, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
The purpose of this study is to test the use of a tool (NOTSSdk)to assess and provide feedback to trainee surgeons' non-technical skills. It focuses on two aspects: reliability of ratings of trainee surgeons using NOTSSdk; and the content and quality of feedback given to trainees based on observations using NOTSSdk.

Focus of Study: Usability of a Tool for Structured Assessment of and Feedback to Trainee Surgeons

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective

Further study details as provided by Herlev Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reliability of ratings of surgeons' non-technical skills [ Time Frame: 4 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: January 2013
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Trainee surgeons in one surgical department

Inclusion Criteria:

  • trainees in surgical specialist training

Exclusion Criteria:

  • trainees not in surgical specialist training
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01773525

Gentofte Hospital
Hellerup, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
Herlev Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Lene Spanager, M.D., Herlev Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01773525     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NTS-2_LS 
Study First Received: January 14, 2013
Last Updated: August 23, 2013
Health Authority: Denmark: The Regional Committee on Biomedical Research Ethics

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