Virtual Reality Laparoscopy Training

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
TriHealth Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01184950
First received: August 11, 2010
Last updated: August 18, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
  Purpose

The use of virtual reality simulation training in obstetrics and gynecology has not been widely studied. The investigators hypothesized that residents randomized to the trainer would not perform differently when compared with those who are not randomized. Residents in Obstetrics and gynecology are randomized to a 4 month training course on our simulator. They are objectively evaluated performing various laparoscopy tasks prior to and after the course.


Condition Intervention
Differences in OSATS Scores
Other: Trainer Curriculum

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Prospective Randomized Trial of Virtual Reality Simulator Training in an Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency

Further study details as provided by TriHealth Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • observed structured assessment of technical skills (OSATS) Score [ Time Frame: 0 Months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The residents are timed in seconds on various laparoscopy tasks. They are also rated by an objective blinded observer in several performance categories and given a score by the observer. These times and scores are recorded upon entry into the study, after randomization to intervention or no intervention.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • observed structured assessment of technical skills (OSATS) score [ Time Frame: 4 Months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The residents are timed in seconds on various laparoscopy tasks. They are also rated by an objective blinded observer in several performance categories and given a score by the observer. These times and scores are recorded 4 months after entry into the study.


Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Trainer Curriculum Other: Trainer Curriculum
No Intervention: No Curriculum

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Resident in OB/Gyn at TriHealth

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None
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Locations
United States, Ohio
Good Samaritan Hospital
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45220
Sponsors and Collaborators
TriHealth Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Devin Namaky, MD, TriHealth Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01184950     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 10019
Study First Received: August 11, 2010
Last Updated: August 18, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 22, 2014