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The Burnout Syndrome in Emergency Department Triage Nurses (BurN_ED)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03110536
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 12, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 7, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
County Clinical Emergency Hospital Cluj-Napoca
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eugenia-Maria Muresan, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Brief Summary:
Assessment of burnout syndrome of triage nurses from Emergency Departments from Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Burnout, Professional Nurse's Role Diagnostic Test: Copenhagen Burnout Inventory Other: Triage scoring efficacy

Detailed Description:

This study is aiming at assessing the burnout syndrome amongst triage nurses working in the Emergency Departments in Cluj-Napoca. The study design is observational, prospective and multicentric.

At this moment, there are 43 nurses covering triage shifts in the Emergency Clincial County Hospital Cluj and 18 more within Emergency Clinical Hospital for Children Cluj-Napoca. On average, these ED roughly attend 90.000 patients yearly.

Questionnaires are based on Copenhagen Burnout Inventory, with additional clinical cases that require triage coding according to The Romanian National Triage Protocol of 2016. Each triage nurse will complete the questionnaire when beginning the triage shift and after a period of 2, 4 or 6 hours.

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 56 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Sindromul de Burnout la asistenții Medicali de Triaj Din unitățile de Primire urgențe
Actual Study Start Date : April 15, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 15, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : September 30, 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Burns

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
2h assessment
The assessment of the burnout syndrome will be carried out at the beginning of the triage shift and after 2 hours.
Diagnostic Test: Copenhagen Burnout Inventory

A questionnaire based on Copenhagen Burnout Inventory will be completed by each participant to the study, at the beginning of the triage shift and after 2, 4 or 6 hours.

The questionnaire also contains clinical cases that require triage coding.


Other: Triage scoring efficacy
The triage scores of the first 5 and the last 5 cases assessed by the investigated nurse will be compared with the triage codes of an expert evaluator (nurse involved in designing The National triage Protocol).

4h assessment
The assessment of the burnout syndrome will be carried out at the beginning of the triage shift and after 4 hours.
Diagnostic Test: Copenhagen Burnout Inventory

A questionnaire based on Copenhagen Burnout Inventory will be completed by each participant to the study, at the beginning of the triage shift and after 2, 4 or 6 hours.

The questionnaire also contains clinical cases that require triage coding.


Other: Triage scoring efficacy
The triage scores of the first 5 and the last 5 cases assessed by the investigated nurse will be compared with the triage codes of an expert evaluator (nurse involved in designing The National triage Protocol).

6h assessment
The assessment of the burnout syndrome will be carried out at the beginning of the triage shift and after 6 hours.
Diagnostic Test: Copenhagen Burnout Inventory

A questionnaire based on Copenhagen Burnout Inventory will be completed by each participant to the study, at the beginning of the triage shift and after 2, 4 or 6 hours.

The questionnaire also contains clinical cases that require triage coding.


Other: Triage scoring efficacy
The triage scores of the first 5 and the last 5 cases assessed by the investigated nurse will be compared with the triage codes of an expert evaluator (nurse involved in designing The National triage Protocol).




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assessment of burnout syndrome in triage ED nurses [ Time Frame: 2 to 6 hours ]
    Copenhagen Burnout Inventory


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of triage ED nurses [ Time Frame: 2 to 6 hours ]
    The triage scores of the first 5 and the last 5 cases assessed by the investigated nurse will be compared with the diagnostic codes of the physicians who treated those patients.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Emergency Department nurses from Emergency Clinical County Hospital Cluj and Emergency Clinic Hospital for Children Cluj-Napoca.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ED nurse within Emergency Clinical County Hospital Cluj and Emergency Clinic Hospital for Children Cluj-Napoca.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • triage experience of at least 1 year

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03110536


Locations
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Romania
Emergency County Hospital for Children
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania, 400001
Emergency Clinical County Hospital Cluj-Napoca - Emergency Department
Cluj-Napoca, Cluj, Romania, 400554
Sponsors and Collaborators
Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy
County Clinical Emergency Hospital Cluj-Napoca

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Responsible Party: Eugenia-Maria Muresan, Principal Investigator, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03110536    
Other Study ID Numbers: 9253/11.04.2017
First Posted: April 12, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 7, 2018
Last Verified: August 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Eugenia-Maria Muresan, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy:
Burnout syndrome
Triage
Nurse
Emergency Department
Romania
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Burnout, Professional
Burnout, Psychological
Stress, Psychological
Behavioral Symptoms
Occupational Stress
Occupational Diseases