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Burnout and Approach to Bereavement Initiatives in a Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03398460
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 12, 2018
Last Update Posted : May 10, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
New York University School of Medicine

Brief Summary:
Given the stress, exhaustion and close interface with death that Intensive Care Unit (ICU) health care providers face, this study will evaluate burnout rates in intensive care unit (icu) physicians, nurses and ancillary staff. Investigators will also study the effect on a bereavement card on these burnout rates

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Burnout, Professional Diagnostic Test: Survey Not Applicable

Detailed Description:

This study will evaluate:

  1. Burnout rates among nurses and ancillary staff with the Abbreviated Maslach burnout inventory. This is a well validated tool that is used to evaluate symptoms of burnout such as denationalization, emotional exhaustion and lack of personal accomplishment.
  2. Burnout rates at the beginning of and at the end of the house staff's ICU rotation to gauge the effect of an ICU rotation on burnout rates amon medical trainees.
  3. Determine whether the introduction of a bereavement card will improve symptoms of burnout as gauged by the abbreviated maslach burnout inventory
  4. Staff perceptions and response to the introduction of a bereavement

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Burnout and Approach to Bereavement Initiatives in a Medical Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Actual Study Start Date : March 1, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : April 2020

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bereavement

Arm Intervention/treatment
Health Care Providers
Bellevue hospital Medical Intensive Care Unit; 30 Nurses and 50 physcians
Diagnostic Test: Survey
Burnout rates before and after the introduction of a bereavement card Burnout rates before and after an ICU rotation for physicians




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Burnout rate before introduction of bereavement card [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Measured by "Staff Response Questionnaire"

  2. Burnout rate after introduction after introduction of bereavement card [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Measured by "Staff Response Questionnaire"

  3. Burnout rates before ICU rotation for physicians [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Measured by "Staff Response Questionnaire"

  4. Burnout rates after an ICU rotation for physicians [ Time Frame: 1 Year ]
    Measured by "Staff Response Questionnaire"



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care providers who work in the Bellevue Hospital Medical ICU

Exclusion Criteria:


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03398460


Contacts
Contact: Laura Evans 212 562 7113 Laura.Evans@nyumc.org

Locations
United States, New York
New York University School of Medicine Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10016
Contact: Laura Evans    212-562-7113    Laura.Evans@nyumc.org   
Principal Investigator: Vikramjit Mukherjee, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
New York University School of Medicine
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vikramjit Mukherjee New York University School of Medicine

Responsible Party: New York University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03398460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 17-01695
First Posted: January 12, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 10, 2018
Last Verified: May 2018

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Burnout, Professional
Occupational Diseases