The Effect of Bench-model Training in Cognitive Learning in the Operating Room

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Khalid Syed, The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00628069
First received: February 25, 2008
Last updated: September 4, 2012
Last verified: September 2012
  Purpose

Based on the motor learning theories, it is hypothesized that bench-model training will allow junior residents to be more interactive than trainees lacking similar active hands-on training.


Condition
Sensitivity Training Groups

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Effect of Bench-model Training in Cognitive Learning in the Operating Room

Further study details as provided by The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objective of the study is to show that bench model testing not only improves the technical skill of the student but that it also influences the student's ability to learn the didactic information and decision-making. [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: March 2009
Study Completion Date: September 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
Group 1
performers who will participate in the training sessions.
Assistants
Assisants-paired with the performers and will be allowed to assists only, without the opportunity to practice the technical skills related to the task.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Residents enrolled in first or second year from a variety of divisions.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Students enrolled in first or second year of their residency from a variety of division

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Residents from higher year
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Locations
Canada, Ontario
Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 1X5
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Khalid Syed, MD, FRCSC University Health Network, Toronto
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Khalid Syed, Orthopedic Surgeon, The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00628069     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-43
Study First Received: February 25, 2008
Last Updated: September 4, 2012
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by The Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation:
Orthopedics
bone fixation

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