Forskning
Udskriv Udskriv
Switch language
Region Hovedstaden - en del af Københavns Universitetshospital
Udgivet

Defining the Key Competencies in Radiation Protection for Endovascular Procedures: A Multispecialty Delphi Consensus Study

Publikation: Bidrag til tidsskriftTidsskriftartikelForskningpeer review

Harvard

APA

CBE

MLA

Vancouver

Author

Bibtex

@article{dc20703ad306459fbb112e536da3f52b,
title = "Defining the Key Competencies in Radiation Protection for Endovascular Procedures: A Multispecialty Delphi Consensus Study",
abstract = "OBJECTIVES: Radiation protection training courses currently focus on broad knowledge topics which may not always be relevant in daily practice. The goal of this study was to determine the key competencies in radiation protection that every endovascular team member should possess and apply routinely, through multispecialty clinical content expert consensus.METHODS: Consensus was obtained through a two round modified Delphi methodology. The expert panel consisted of European vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, and interventional cardiologists/angiologists experienced in endovascular procedures. An initial list of statements, covering knowledge skills, technical skills and attitudes was created, based on a literature search. Additional statements could be suggested by the experts in the first Delphi round. Each of the statements had to be rated on a 5- point Likert scale. A statement was considered to be a key competency when the internal consistency was greater than alpha = 0.80 and at least 80% of the experts agreed (rating 4/5) or strongly agreed (rating 5/5) with the statement. Questionnaires were emailed to panel members using the Surveymonkey service.RESULTS: Forty-one of 65 (63.1%) invited experts agreed to participate in the study. The response rates were 36 out of 41 (87.8%): overall 38 out of 41(92.6%) in the first round and 36 out of 38 (94.7%) in the second round. The 71 primary statements were supplemented with nine items suggested by the panel. The results showed excellent consensus among responders (Cronbach's alpha = 0.937 first round; 0.958 s round). Experts achieved a consensus that 30 of 33 knowledge skills (90.9%), 23 of 27 technical skills (82.1%), and 15 of 20 attitudes (75.0%) should be considered as key competencies.CONCLUSIONS: A multispecialty European endovascular expert panel reached consensus about the key competencies in radiation protection. These results may serve to create practical and relevant radiation protection training courses in the future, enhancing radiation safety for both patients and the entire endovascular team.",
keywords = "Adult, Attitude of Health Personnel, Cardiologists/psychology, Clinical Competence, Consensus, Delphi Technique, Electronic Mail, Endovascular Procedures/adverse effects, Europe, Female, Humans, Male, Middle Aged, Radiation Protection, Radiologists/psychology, Surgeons/psychology, Surveys and Questionnaires, X-Rays/adverse effects",
author = "Bart Doyen and Blandine Maurel and Jonathan Cole and Heidi Maertens and Tara Mastracci and {Van Herzeele}, Isabelle and {PRET (Principles of Radiation protection within Endovascular Team Group (Bo Bech, Members)} and Bo Bech",
note = "Copyright {\textcopyright} 2017 European Society for Vascular Surgery. All rights reserved.",
year = "2018",
month = feb,
doi = "10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.11.020",
language = "English",
volume = "55",
pages = "281--287",
journal = "European Journal of Vascular Surgery",
issn = "1078-5884",
publisher = "W.B./Saunders Co. Ltd",
number = "2",

}

RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Defining the Key Competencies in Radiation Protection for Endovascular Procedures

T2 - A Multispecialty Delphi Consensus Study

AU - Doyen, Bart

AU - Maurel, Blandine

AU - Cole, Jonathan

AU - Maertens, Heidi

AU - Mastracci, Tara

AU - Van Herzeele, Isabelle

AU - PRET (Principles of Radiation protection within Endovascular Team Group (Bo Bech, Members)

A2 - Bech, Bo

N1 - Copyright © 2017 European Society for Vascular Surgery. All rights reserved.

PY - 2018/2

Y1 - 2018/2

N2 - OBJECTIVES: Radiation protection training courses currently focus on broad knowledge topics which may not always be relevant in daily practice. The goal of this study was to determine the key competencies in radiation protection that every endovascular team member should possess and apply routinely, through multispecialty clinical content expert consensus.METHODS: Consensus was obtained through a two round modified Delphi methodology. The expert panel consisted of European vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, and interventional cardiologists/angiologists experienced in endovascular procedures. An initial list of statements, covering knowledge skills, technical skills and attitudes was created, based on a literature search. Additional statements could be suggested by the experts in the first Delphi round. Each of the statements had to be rated on a 5- point Likert scale. A statement was considered to be a key competency when the internal consistency was greater than alpha = 0.80 and at least 80% of the experts agreed (rating 4/5) or strongly agreed (rating 5/5) with the statement. Questionnaires were emailed to panel members using the Surveymonkey service.RESULTS: Forty-one of 65 (63.1%) invited experts agreed to participate in the study. The response rates were 36 out of 41 (87.8%): overall 38 out of 41(92.6%) in the first round and 36 out of 38 (94.7%) in the second round. The 71 primary statements were supplemented with nine items suggested by the panel. The results showed excellent consensus among responders (Cronbach's alpha = 0.937 first round; 0.958 s round). Experts achieved a consensus that 30 of 33 knowledge skills (90.9%), 23 of 27 technical skills (82.1%), and 15 of 20 attitudes (75.0%) should be considered as key competencies.CONCLUSIONS: A multispecialty European endovascular expert panel reached consensus about the key competencies in radiation protection. These results may serve to create practical and relevant radiation protection training courses in the future, enhancing radiation safety for both patients and the entire endovascular team.

AB - OBJECTIVES: Radiation protection training courses currently focus on broad knowledge topics which may not always be relevant in daily practice. The goal of this study was to determine the key competencies in radiation protection that every endovascular team member should possess and apply routinely, through multispecialty clinical content expert consensus.METHODS: Consensus was obtained through a two round modified Delphi methodology. The expert panel consisted of European vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, and interventional cardiologists/angiologists experienced in endovascular procedures. An initial list of statements, covering knowledge skills, technical skills and attitudes was created, based on a literature search. Additional statements could be suggested by the experts in the first Delphi round. Each of the statements had to be rated on a 5- point Likert scale. A statement was considered to be a key competency when the internal consistency was greater than alpha = 0.80 and at least 80% of the experts agreed (rating 4/5) or strongly agreed (rating 5/5) with the statement. Questionnaires were emailed to panel members using the Surveymonkey service.RESULTS: Forty-one of 65 (63.1%) invited experts agreed to participate in the study. The response rates were 36 out of 41 (87.8%): overall 38 out of 41(92.6%) in the first round and 36 out of 38 (94.7%) in the second round. The 71 primary statements were supplemented with nine items suggested by the panel. The results showed excellent consensus among responders (Cronbach's alpha = 0.937 first round; 0.958 s round). Experts achieved a consensus that 30 of 33 knowledge skills (90.9%), 23 of 27 technical skills (82.1%), and 15 of 20 attitudes (75.0%) should be considered as key competencies.CONCLUSIONS: A multispecialty European endovascular expert panel reached consensus about the key competencies in radiation protection. These results may serve to create practical and relevant radiation protection training courses in the future, enhancing radiation safety for both patients and the entire endovascular team.

KW - Adult

KW - Attitude of Health Personnel

KW - Cardiologists/psychology

KW - Clinical Competence

KW - Consensus

KW - Delphi Technique

KW - Electronic Mail

KW - Endovascular Procedures/adverse effects

KW - Europe

KW - Female

KW - Humans

KW - Male

KW - Middle Aged

KW - Radiation Protection

KW - Radiologists/psychology

KW - Surgeons/psychology

KW - Surveys and Questionnaires

KW - X-Rays/adverse effects

U2 - 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.11.020

DO - 10.1016/j.ejvs.2017.11.020

M3 - Journal article

C2 - 29310896

VL - 55

SP - 281

EP - 287

JO - European Journal of Vascular Surgery

JF - European Journal of Vascular Surgery

SN - 1078-5884

IS - 2

ER -

ID: 55604318