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Recognizing and Preventing Burnout

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2016 by Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Paolo Banfi, Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02825004
First received: July 4, 2016
Last updated: July 6, 2016
Last verified: July 2016
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to prevent burnout and offer the hospital staff a space for processing the emotional experiences.

Condition Intervention
Burnout, Professionals
Behavioral: Psychological Intervention

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Recognizing and Preventing Burnout: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

Further study details as provided by Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in burnout, as assessed by the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI) (Maslach C., 1981) between baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) [ Time Frame: At the baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in coping strategies as assessed by the Coping Orientation to Problems Experienced (COPE) (Carver et al., 1989) between baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) [ Time Frame: At the baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) ]
  • Changes in psychological symptoms as assessed by the Symptom Checklist-90-R (Prunas et al., 2012) between baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) [ Time Frame: At the baseline (T0), 6 months (T1) and 12 months (T2) ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: June 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Psychological Intervention
All the professionals workers involved in the experimental group will attend three intensive psychological meetings about emotional exhaustion, depersonalisation, low personal accomplishment and how to improve coping skills.
Behavioral: Psychological Intervention
No Intervention: Control Group
There is not any intervention.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Doctors, physiotherapists, nurses and care workers
  • Be a Professional Worker at the Rehabilitation Respiratory Unit
  • Age > 18 years old

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal at the Informed Consent
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02825004

Contacts
Contact: Paolo Banfi, M.D. 0240308812 ext 0039 pabanfi@dongnocchi.it

Locations
Italy
Paolo Banfi Recruiting
Milan, Italy, 20148
Contact: Paolo Banfi, M.D.    0240308812 ext 0039    pabanfi@dongnocchi.it   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Paolo Banfi, M.D., Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02825004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FDG_BURN01_HP
Study First Received: July 4, 2016
Last Updated: July 6, 2016
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Keywords provided by Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi Onlus:
Burnout
Health Care Workers
Coping Skills
Clinical Trial

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burnout, Professional
Occupational Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 24, 2017