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This study will determine the efficacy of a teaching program incorporating hybrid simulation in training practicing anesthesiologists on ultrasound (US)-guided continuous peripheral nerve block (CPNB). This study will also examine the extent of practice change following participation in a regional anesthesia teaching program incorporating hybrid simulation. In addition, this study will assess remaining obstacles to incorporating the use of US-guided perineural catheters through identifying potential future interventions and "tool-kits" for setting up perineural catheter programs.

Official Title

A Prospective Study to Determine the Efficacy of Simulation-based Training on Practicing Anesthesiologists' Acquisition of Ultrasound-guided Perineural Catheter Insertion Skills

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes

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Edward R. Mariano, MD, MAS (Clinical Research)
(650) 493-5000