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Clinical Trial Summary

A prospective study will be performed at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at (VESSALKA unit),at El kasr Al_Ainy hospital, cairo university. Sample of house officers without obstetric experience in vaginal examination that will begin their clinical rotation in the department will be eligible for inclusion in the study. All patients involved in the study must not be high risk pregnancy nor have any indication of cesarean section and they will be examined by house officers in the first stage of labor. House officers and patients will provide verbal informed consent for participation in the study .all house officers assigned in the obstetric and gynecology department for their clinical rotation at the time of study will receive about a (30-mins) standardized course summarizing how to perform an obstetric vaginal examination . All house officers assigned in the study will be trained on vaginal examination simulators in about (15) training sessions and giving them a score to each one about their performing results on simulators.

Clinical Trial Description

This prospective study will be done on a group of house officers without obstetric experience in vaginal examination. They will perform multiple vaginal examination training procedures using a simulators in about (15) training sessions and giving them a score to each one then testing them on patients who are in the 1st stage of labor and giving them another score after collection of their results . All house officers will report the findings of examinations of each time in terms of six items (1): cervical dilatation. (2): cervical effacement. (3): presenting part and position. (4): caput or not. (5): station. (6): condition of membrane intact or ruptured. The findings that will be obtained by the house officers will then be revised by the same staff experienced obstetrician and gynaecologist {whose answers will be considered to be the gold standard} who will examine the same patients at the same time for accuracy of results. Two simulators will be used in the study: 1. st ) : PROMPT Flex Birthing Simulator Advanced - Light (PRODUCT NO. 80106).UK, 2020 . 2. nd) : PROMPT Flex Cervical Dilatation & Effacement Module -Light (PRODUCT NO. 80102),Uk,2020 ;

Study Design

NCT number NCT05190692
Study type Observational
Source Cairo University
Status Not yet recruiting
Start date January 2022
Completion date May 2022