IV SafeLock Device Functionality in Emergency Department

January 12, 2023 updated by: Kara J. Bragg, Mayo Clinic

Functionality of the IV SafeLock Device in Emergency Department Setting

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate the functionality of the IV SafeLock in the clinical emergency department setting.

Study Overview


Not yet recruiting


Intervention / Treatment

Study Type


Enrollment (Anticipated)



  • Not Applicable

Contacts and Locations

This section provides the contact details for those conducting the study, and information on where this study is being conducted.

Study Locations

  • United States
    • Florida
      • Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32224
        • Mayo Clinic Florida

Participation Criteria

Researchers look for people who fit a certain description, called eligibility criteria. Some examples of these criteria are a person's general health condition or prior treatments.

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study

18 years and older (Adult, Older Adult)

Accepts Healthy Volunteers


Genders Eligible for Study



Inclusion Criteria:

  • Emergency Department nurses who are consenting and willing to perform tasks.
  • Their patient population will include stable patients 18 or over, who present through triage, are medically stable, are able to verbally consent and require intravenous access.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Emergency Department nurses who are unwilling to consent to use IV SafeLock on their patient population.
  • The patient population will exclude pregnant patients, children, prisoners, patients with dementia, or any member of protected class as specified by IRB.
  • The patients must be medically stable and not include patients presenting with acute stroke, acute myocardial infarction, severe sepsis or shock.

Study Plan

This section provides details of the study plan, including how the study is designed and what the study is measuring.

How is the study designed?

Design Details

  • Primary Purpose: Device Feasibility
  • Allocation: N/A
  • Interventional Model: Single Group Assignment
  • Masking: None (Open Label)

Arms and Interventions

Participant Group / Arm
Intervention / Treatment
Experimental: Emergency Department Nurses
Registered nurses will use the IV SafeLock Device on patients during care in the emergency department.
Designed to prevent patient access to intravenous lines in the hospital setting. The device locks with an institution specific key and protects the hub as well as all tubing access points.

What is the study measuring?

Primary Outcome Measures

Outcome Measure
Measure Description
Time Frame
Functionality of the IV SafeLock
Time Frame: Baseline
Measured on a likert scale for nurse evaluation of IV SafeLock

Collaborators and Investigators

This is where you will find people and organizations involved with this study.



  • Principal Investigator: Kara Bragg, APRN, DNP, Mayo Clinic

Publications and helpful links

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Study record dates

These dates track the progress of study record and summary results submissions to ClinicalTrials.gov. Study records and reported results are reviewed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to make sure they meet specific quality control standards before being posted on the public website.

Study Major Dates

Study Start (Anticipated)

May 1, 2023

Primary Completion (Anticipated)

June 1, 2023

Study Completion (Anticipated)

July 1, 2023

Study Registration Dates

First Submitted

January 12, 2023

First Submitted That Met QC Criteria

January 12, 2023

First Posted (Actual)

January 23, 2023

Study Record Updates

Last Update Posted (Actual)

January 23, 2023

Last Update Submitted That Met QC Criteria

January 12, 2023

Last Verified

January 1, 2023

More Information

Terms related to this study

Additional Relevant MeSH Terms

Other Study ID Numbers

  • 22-012282

Plan for Individual participant data (IPD)

Plan to Share Individual Participant Data (IPD)?


Drug and device information, study documents

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated drug product


Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated device product


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