Improving Provider Counseling Interventions in HIV Practice

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified September 2007 by Johns Hopkins University.
Recruitment status was  Active, not recruiting
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of California, San Francisco
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00538993
First received: October 1, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2007
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Hypothesis: HIV clinicians trained to deliver brief counseling messages and receiving cues from a brief computer survey on risk behaviors of their patients can counsel have an impact on patient's risk behaviors.


Condition Intervention
HIV Infections
Behavioral: Stage based counseling

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Disclosure of HIV status to sex partners; unprotected sexual encounters. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Estimated Enrollment: 425
Study Start Date: September 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Provider receives cue sheet to assist with counseling.
Behavioral: Stage based counseling
No Intervention: 2
Provider does not receive cue sheet.

Detailed Description:

This is a randomized controlled study. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of the cue sheet as an aid to targeted provider behavioral counseling. All enrolled participants are HIV+ adults seen for regular medical care at a site affiliated with the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service. After consenting, participants will take an audio-assisted computer interviews to collect patient risk assessment data. For participants randomized to the intervention arm, the printed output on risk behaviors is then given to the provider along with cues for staged-based counseling for use during the same visit. Participants in the control arm take the same computerized risk assessment but there are no printed cue sheets. Risk behaviors of all participants are assessed at entry, at 6 months, and at 12 months. The main outcome measure is change in HIV transmission behaviors at 12 months for those in the intervention arm compared to the control arm.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HIV seropositive
  • English speaking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cannot give informed consent
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00538993

Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins University
University of California, San Francisco
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Emily Erbelding, M.D. Johns Hopkins University
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00538993     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H97HA01144
Study First Received: October 1, 2007
Last Updated: October 1, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Slow Virus Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 27, 2014