Traduction en anglais : The current situation in training and education of assistant staff in interventional cardiology.
The number of heart catheter laboratories in Germany has been increasing for years.
While there are general training regulations for cardiologists, nothing comparable exists for the assistent staff in interventional cardiology.
Qualification is settled within the department.
Ait of this study was the determination of the demand in general training and qualification courses.
All heart catheter laboratories in North Rhine-Westphalia were questioned.
Assistants (227) and medical directors (43) from 48 laboratories (54.0% returns) answered.
Of the assistants 59. 1% were qualified nurses, 28.2% consulting room assistants, and 10. 1% medical technicians.
Most of them were female (85.0%) ; the average age was 34.3 years.
Of the assistants 73.1% were not trained in their current hospital or practice.
Before their occupation in cardiac catheterization, 51.8% worked in nursing and 17.6% in ECG, sonography, etc.
None of the 227 assistants was still in training at the time of questioning although 68.3% of the hospitals and practices accept trainees.
Nine out of ten laboratories offer inhouse qualification, mainly in radiation protection (82.1%) and medical fields (66.7%), and 85.3% of the assistants have already attended these.
Of the medical directors 90.0% and 99.2% of the assistants consider general training and qualification courses to be necessary.
When asked for important fields for training programs, the assistant staff mentions « medicine » (77. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Traitement instrumental, Equipe soignante, Formation professionnelle, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Homme, Traitement, Qualification professionnelle, Exploration
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Instrumentation therapy, Health care staff, Occupational training, Cardiovascular disease, Human, Treatment, Professional qualification, Exploration
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0191008
Code Inist : 002B26E. Création : 16/11/1999.