Structured Training on Oncology Nurses’ Performance Related Port A Cath Device


evaluate the effect of structured simulation-based training on oncology nurses' performance regarding port A cath device.

Full Title of Study: “Effect of a Structured Simulation-based Training on Oncology Nurses’ Performance Regarding Port A Cath Device.”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Interventional
  • Study Design
    • Allocation: N/A
    • Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
    • Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
    • Masking: None (Open Label)
  • Study Primary Completion Date: May 2023

Detailed Description

All oncology nurses who are expected to deal with port a-cath device will be recruited in the study pre test will introduced first, then simulated based training will be placed related to port a-cath device care after that , post test will be done immediately and 3 months later to measure nurses knowledge and practice level


  • Behavioral: simulation-based training
    • the training will include a theoretical & practical parts

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Experimental: Nurses
    • A simulation-based training will be done for all nurses

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • change in oncology nurses’ knowledge and practice regarding port a-cath device care
    • Time Frame: 3 months
    • The researchers will provide a structured questionnaire based on reviewing related literatures called “Port a-Cath Nurses Knowledge questionnaire”, it will consist of closed-ended questions to assess Nurses Knowledge And they will assess Nurses Practice level by using the preprepared Port a-Cath Nurses observational checklist. They will be used three times: before, immediately after training and 3 months post training

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Oncology nurses who are providing direct care for patients with port a-cath device Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants who will not be able to complete the questionnaire

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: N/A

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Mansoura University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Heba Abubakr Mohamed Salama, Assistant Professor – Mansoura University
  • Overall Official(s)
    • faculty of Nursing, Study Chair, Mansoura University
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Heba AM Salama, Assist. Prof, 01095049780,

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