Psychological Group Intervention to Reduce Stress and Burnout Among Cardiac Intensive Care Nurses
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01412775|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2011 by Meir Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : August 9, 2011
Last Update Posted : August 30, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Stress, Psychological||Behavioral: short-term group intervention program||Not Applicable|
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|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||24 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||The Contribution of a Short-term Psychological Group Intervention to Reduce Stress and Burnout Among Cardiac Intensive Care Nurses: A Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||August 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||July 2012|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2012|
Experimental: Psychological stress and exhaustion
Twenty four male and female nurses from the cardiac intensive-care unit (CCU) of Meir Hospital, who consent to take part in the offered intervention program, will participate in the study. The participants will be randomly assigned to an experiment group of 12 participants and a control group of 12 participants.
Behavioral: short-term group intervention program
The intervention will include three aspects: Psycho-educational intervention: attending a lecture about stress and exhaustion; Techniques for decreasing stress: experiencing relaxation techniques and guided imagery and a BALINT style group:analyzing actual work cases and cognitive-behavioral focusing for reframing thoughts and making them more adaptive, expressing emotions and training for more appropriate behaviors.
The study includes three weekly sessions, Each session will be 90 minutes in duration.
- Symptoms of psychological stress [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]The Nursing Stress Scale (NSS) has been shown to be a valid and reliable instrument to assess occupational stressors among nurses.
- Exhaustion levels [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Nurse's burnout symptoms: The SMBS questionnaire (Shirom-Melamed Burnout), will be used.This questionnaire reflects the participant's exhaustion in their workplace.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01412775
|Contact: Morris Mosseri, Professor||972-9-7472587||Morris.Mosseri@clalit.org.il|
|Contact: Noa Vilchinsky, Ph.Dfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Department of Cardiology, Meir Medical Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Kefar Saba, Israel|
|Contact: Morris Mosseri, Professor 972-9-7472587 Morris.Mosseri@clalit.org.il|
|Contact: Noa Vilchinsky, Ph.D 972-3-531-8601 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator: Morris Mosseri, Professor|
|Principal Investigator:||Morris Mosseri, Professor||Department of Cardiology, Meir Medical Center, Israel|