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European Postgraduate Training in Geriatric Medicine

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02377908
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2015 by PD Dr. Katrin Singler, MME, Klinikum Nürnberg.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 4, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2015
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Medical University of Graz
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
PD Dr. Katrin Singler, MME, Klinikum Nürnberg

Brief Summary:
The objective of the study is to give a structured update on geriatric postgraduate education throughout Europe. The study will be performed as a cross-sectional structured quantitative online survey with qualitative comments. The survey content covers structural items, content and educational aspects of geriatric specialty training in European countries.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Education Geriatrics Other: Online Survey

Detailed Description:

The study is performed as a cross-sectional structured quantitative survey leaving space for qualitative comments. The survey content covers structural items, content and educational aspects of geriatric specialty training in European countries. To prove feasibility in the questionnaire setting and time management the survey will be piloted in five international experts in geriatric medicine. Questions in the survey are closed with the possibility to give a free comment.Validity of individual data collection will be controlled by repeated hidden content within different questions.

Experts in the field of geriatric medicine and members of one of the organizations European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), European Academy for the Medicine of Ageing (EAMA) or European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) and a strong personal focus of interest in postgraduate training are contacted by the survey coordinator and invited to participate in the survey personally and via E-mail. The survey will be performed online using the following software (http://www.surveyxact.com/) . To reassure data quality, the survey will be sent for double checks within nations.

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 47 participants
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: European Postgraduate Training in Geriatric Medicine
Study Start Date : October 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2015

Intervention Details:
  • Other: Online Survey
    Online questionaire submitted to experts in geriatrics in different European countries. 12-item survey.


Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. situation of geriatric postgraduate education [ Time Frame: until June 2014 ]
    Evaluate a structured update on geriatric postgraduate education throughout Europe in order to assess the need for further developments in geriatric postgraduate education.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Experts in geriatric medicine and member of one of the organizations European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), European Academy for the Medicine of Ageing (EAMA) or European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS).
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Experts in geriatric medicine and member of one of the organizations European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), European Academy for the Medicine of Ageing (EAMA) or European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS).

Exclusion Criteria:

none


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02377908


Contacts
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Contact: Katrin Singler, MD katrin.singler@gmx.de

Locations
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Germany
Insitute for Biomedicine of Aging Recruiting
Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany, 90408
Contact: Katrin Singler, MD, MME    0911-530296 ext 150    katrin.singler@gmx.de   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Klinikum Nürnberg
Medical University of Graz
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Responsible Party: PD Dr. Katrin Singler, MME, Medical Doctor, Klinikum Nürnberg
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02377908    
Other Study ID Numbers: KS-RRW EU survey
First Posted: March 4, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015