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The Impact of Covid 19 Pandemic on the Training of General Surgery Residents

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05069116
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 6, 2021
Last Update Posted : October 28, 2021
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Calin Popa, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Brief Summary:

The educational process of general surgery residents is a very important step in every surgeon's career, which is often overlooked or neglected. The Covid-19 pandemic has inflicted deep changes in the medical activity in general and in the training process of young doctors in particular.

Our study aims to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the educational process of general surgery residents, through a comparative study. The responses of resident doctors at a questionnaire, in two different time periods, will be compared: pre-Covid era (December 2019) and Covid era (December 2020).


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
COVID-19 Pandemic Educational Problems Other: Training in surgery

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 78 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Other
Official Title: The Impact of Covid 19 Pandemic on the Training of General Surgery Residents
Actual Study Start Date : December 1, 2019
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 1, 2020
Actual Study Completion Date : September 1, 2021

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
pre-Covid era Other: Training in surgery
The study evaluates the training process of general surgery residents - in classic surgery, as well as laparoscopic surgery, from hospital activity to extracurricular activities.

Covid-era Other: Training in surgery
The study evaluates the training process of general surgery residents - in classic surgery, as well as laparoscopic surgery, from hospital activity to extracurricular activities.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The impact of the pandemic on the educational process [ Time Frame: December 2019-December 2020 ]
    Active participation in the operating room (hours/day, day/week), Theoretical education (hours/week), possibilities of extracurricular training



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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
general surgery resident doctors
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • General surgery residents
  • Above second year of residency
  • Residency program in Cluj-Napoca Medical Centre

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Incomplete responses to the questionnaire
  • Refusal to be included in the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT05069116


Locations
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Romania
"Iuliu Haţieganu" University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Sponsors and Collaborators
Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy
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Responsible Party: Calin Popa, Principal Investigator, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05069116    
Other Study ID Numbers: SURG TRAINING - COVID
First Posted: October 6, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 28, 2021
Last Verified: October 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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COVID-19
Respiratory Tract Infections
Infections
Pneumonia, Viral
Pneumonia
Virus Diseases
Coronavirus Infections
Coronaviridae Infections
Nidovirales Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases