Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Novice Shiftworkers (SETS-novice)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Information provided by:
University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00786266
First received: November 4, 2008
Last updated: June 22, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if a modified version of the Sleep Enhancement Fatigue Reduction Training (SEFRT) system can improve sleep and health-related symptoms and quality of life in shiftwork-naive new nurse graduates.


Condition Intervention Phase
Shift-Work Sleep Disorder
Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System
Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Novice Shiftworkers

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of California, San Francisco:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • actigraphy measures of sleep [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • subjective measures of sleep and well-being [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: NIOSH shiftwork booklet Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet
weekly readings about coping with shiftwork
Experimental: Sleep Enhancement Training System Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System
4 week program of readings and relaxation programs

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • English-speaking nurses scheduled to work at least 2 consecutive night shifts per week in the next 2 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • > 6 months experience working night-shift
  • current diagnosis of sleep disorder or affective illness
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00786266

Locations
United States, California
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christopher R Alsten, PhD Inner Health, Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Christopher Alsten, PhD, Executive Vice President, Inner Health, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00786266     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SETS-novice, R43NR010688
Study First Received: November 4, 2008
Last Updated: June 22, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of California, San Francisco:
shift-work
sleep
nurse
relaxation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Disorders
Parasomnias
Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Chronobiology Disorders
Dyssomnias
Occupational Diseases

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