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Evaluation of Radiology Resident Anxiety When Beginning Emergency Room (ER) Call

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00859066
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Original Principal Investigator (Andrew Trout M.D.) left the University.)
First Posted : March 10, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 30, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Richard Cohan M.D., University of Michigan

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to quantify levels of resident anxiety under the current system (take call alone) and compare results to a modified system.

Condition or disease
Anxiety Stress

Detailed Description:
The study purpose is to quantify resident perceptions and feelings under the current 1700 call system (take call alone) and compare those with resident perceptions and feelings under a modified system where two partial shifts are taken with an experienced resident ("buddy call") prior to taking call alone.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 19 participants
Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Evaluation of Radiology Resident Anxiety When Beginning ER Call
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anxiety X-Rays

Group/Cohort
Control Group

First year University of Michigan Radiology residents will take call as scheduled without a "buddy call" experience.

(Enrollment completed for the control group)

Experimental Group
2009 class of first year Radiology residents who will be assigned two 5 hour shifts working side by side with a more senior resident (who has experience taking call).



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Improve resident well-being by decreasing anxiety surrounding beginning ER call as a first year radiology resident. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
First year radiology residents
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • first year radiology residents

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Locations
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Hospital
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Michigan
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Richard Cohan, M.D. University of Michigan Hospital

Responsible Party: Richard Cohan M.D., Principal Investigator, University of Michigan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00859066     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HUM00026874
First Posted: March 10, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 30, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Mental Disorders