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Trial registered on ANZCTR


Registration number
ACTRN12612001047886
Ethics application status
Not yet submitted
Date submitted
28/09/2012
Date registered
2/10/2012
Date last updated
2/10/2012
Type of registration
Prospectively registered

Titles & IDs
Public title
Management of eye emergencies in the emergency department by resident medical officers
Scientific title
Assessing the training of resident medical officers in Queensland Health emergency departments in dealing with eye emergencies, their own perceived level of confidence and competence in managing such cases, and the availability of appropriate equipment in their departments.
Secondary ID [1] 281321 0
Nil
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
U1111-1135-2217
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Ophthalmic emergencies 287536 0
Condition category
Condition code
Eye 287860 287860 0 0
Diseases / disorders of the eye
Public Health 287861 287861 0 0
Health service research

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Observational
Patient registry
Target follow-up duration
Target follow-up type
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Level of confidence and experience resident medical officers have in dealing with ophthalmic emergencies following a minimum of 10 weeks experience.
Intervention code [1] 285785 0
Not applicable
Comparator / control treatment
Nil comparator
Control group
Uncontrolled

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 288081 0
Percentage of particpants that are not confident with ophthalmic emergencies. They will be asked to reply on a survey either:
(a) Not confident
(b) A little confident
(c) Confident
The percentage of each response will be collated.
Timepoint [1] 288081 0
10 weeks
Primary outcome [2] 288082 0
Percentage of particpants that are not confident with measuring intra-ocular pressure. They will be asked to reply on a survey either:
(a) Not confident
(b) A little confident
(c) Confident
The percentage of each response will be collated.
Timepoint [2] 288082 0
10 weeks
Primary outcome [3] 288083 0
Percentage of particpants that are not confident with using a slit lamp. They will be asked to reply on a survey either:
(a) Not confident
(b) A little confident
(c) Confident
The percentage of each response will be collated.
Timepoint [3] 288083 0
10 weeks
Secondary outcome [1] 299392 0
nil
Timepoint [1] 299392 0
nil

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Resident medical officers working for Queensland Health who have a minimum of 10 weeks experience in emergency department.
Minimum age
22 Years
Maximum age
60 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
Yes
Key exclusion criteria
No experience or less then 10 weeks working in an emergency department

Study design
Purpose
Screening
Duration
Cross-sectional
Selection
Defined population
Timing
Prospective
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Not yet recruiting
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)

Funding & Sponsors
Funding source category [1] 286081 0
Self funded/Unfunded
Name [1] 286081 0
Address [1] 286081 0
Country [1] 286081 0
Primary sponsor type
Individual
Name
Geoffrey Ryan
Address
60 Upper Cairns Terrace
Red Hill 4059
Qld, Australia
Country
Australia
Secondary sponsor category [1] 284894 0
None
Name [1] 284894 0
Address [1] 284894 0
Country [1] 284894 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status
Not yet submitted
Ethics committee name [1] 288129 0
pending
Ethics committee address [1] 288129 0
Ethics committee country [1] 288129 0
Date submitted for ethics approval [1] 288129 0
15/10/2012
Approval date [1] 288129 0
Ethics approval number [1] 288129 0
pending

Summary
Brief summary
To assess the training of resident medical officers in emergency departments in dealing with eye emergencies, their own perceieved level of confidence and competence in managing such cases, and the availability of appropriate equipment in their departments.
Trial website
No trial website
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 34773 0
Address 34773 0
Country 34773 0
Phone 34773 0
Fax 34773 0
Email 34773 0
Contact person for public queries
Name 18020 0
Geoffrey Ryan
Address 18020 0
60 Upper Cairns Terrace
Red Hill 4059
Qld, Australia
Country 18020 0
Australia
Phone 18020 0
+61754706600
Fax 18020 0
+61754370109
Email 18020 0
geoffryan@gmail.com
Contact person for scientific queries
Name 8948 0
Geoffrey Ryan
Address 8948 0
60 Upper Cairns Terrace
Red Hill 4059
Qld, Australia
Country 8948 0
Australia
Phone 8948 0
+61754706600
Fax 8948 0
Email 8948 0
geoffryan@gmail.com

No information has been provided regarding IPD availability
Summary results
No Results