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ED Residents MBP During CVC Placement: Sim Lab Based Training (EM CVC MBP)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hassan Khouli, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Identifier:
First received: November 12, 2008
Last updated: August 22, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
  1. Baseline performance in maximal barrier precaution technique of Emergency Medicine (EM) residents, certified in CVC placement, is poor
  2. Simulation-based training in maximal barrier precaution technique during central venous catheter (CVC) placement will improve baseline performance of EM residents

Nosocomial Infections

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Emergency Medicine Residents Performance in Maximum Barrier Precautions During Central Venous Catheter Placement: Effect of Stimulation-based Training

Further study details as provided by St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Primary outcome: Emergency Medicine residents' performance in maximal barrier precaution (MBP) technique during central venous catheter (CVC) placement [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 76
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Emergency Medicine Residents

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Emergency Medicine (EM) residents who are eligible by their residency training program to place a CVC and will be undergoing evaluation and training in MBP according to their department training policy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Residents who refuse to have their data collected for the sake of this study and later analyzed for publication
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00791583

United States, New York
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
New York, New York, United States, 10019
Sponsors and Collaborators
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
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Responsible Party: Hassan Khouli, MD, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Identifier: NCT00791583     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 08-007
Study First Received: November 12, 2008
Last Updated: August 22, 2012

Keywords provided by St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center:
Emergency Medicine (EM)
Central Venous Catheter (CVC)
Maximal Barrier Precaution (MBP)
Precaution Technique during Central Venous Cathether Placement

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cross Infection
Iatrogenic Disease
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes processed this record on April 27, 2017