Patient Experiences in Rheumatology

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2005 by Johns Hopkins University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00346710
First received: June 28, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2005
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

This research is being done to learn more about patient experiences at the Johns Hopkins Rheumatology Clinic at Good Samaritan Hospital. We want to learn about the patient, his or her health and experience with the doctor. Up to 75 patients (21 years and older) who are seen in this clinic may participate.


Condition Intervention
Rheumatic Disease
Behavioral: fellowship communication training

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: Communication Skills in Rheumatology Fellows

Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in patient and provider satisfaction scores will be measured at 0 and 6 months using self-report.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Concordance between chart notes and patient’s perceptions of visit content.

Estimated Enrollment: 60
Detailed Description:

The current study will evaluate the effect of offering a series of workshops to enhance communication skills on both patient and provider satisfaction. Participants will be patients seen in the Fellows Longitudinal Clinic of Johns Hopkins Rheumatology at Good Samaritan Hospital. All fellows currently enrolled in the Division of Rheumatology Training program will participate. (This study has been underwritten by the American College of Rheumatology as part of a fellowship awarded to the PI.)

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

All adult patients who have an appointment scheduled at the Rheumatology Clinic at Good Samaritan Hospital, can speak and read English and are willing and capable of providing informed consent are eligible to participate. All fellows in the Rheumatology Fellowship training program will participate.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00346710

Locations
United States, Maryland
Good Samaritan Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21239
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Susan Bartlett, PhD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Study Director: Steffany Haaz, MFA Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00346710     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_00001397
Study First Received: June 28, 2006
Last Updated: June 28, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins University:
communication
patient experience
fellowship training

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rheumatic Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 22, 2014