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Testing NOTSSdk in the Clinical Setting

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01773525
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 23, 2013
Last Update Posted : August 26, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Lene Spanager, Herlev Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to test the use of a tool (NOTSSdk)to assess and provide feedback to trainee surgeons' non-technical skills. It focuses on two aspects: reliability of ratings of trainee surgeons using NOTSSdk; and the content and quality of feedback given to trainees based on observations using NOTSSdk.

Condition or disease
Focus of Study: Usability of a Tool for Structured Assessment of and Feedback to Trainee Surgeons

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : January 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2013

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reliability of ratings of surgeons' non-technical skills [ Time Frame: 4 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Trainee surgeons in one surgical department

Inclusion Criteria:

  • trainees in surgical specialist training

Exclusion Criteria:

  • trainees not in surgical specialist training

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01773525

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Gentofte Hospital
Hellerup, Denmark, 2900
Sponsors and Collaborators
Herlev Hospital

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Responsible Party: Lene Spanager, M.D., Herlev Hospital Identifier: NCT01773525    
Other Study ID Numbers: NTS-2_LS
First Posted: January 23, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 26, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013