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Waitlist-controlled Trial of a Psychological Education Program for Nurses

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
William Pirl, Massachusetts General Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01593683
First received: May 4, 2012
Last updated: July 9, 2013
Last verified: July 2013

May 4, 2012
July 9, 2013
March 2012
January 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from baseline in psychological stress as measured by the Perceived Stress Scale and the Maslach Burnout Inventory [ Time Frame: At approximately 16 and 32 weeks post-baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT01593683 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Change in from baseline in medical errors as measured by the Medical Errors Questionnaire [ Time Frame: At approximately 16 and 32 weeks post-baseline ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
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Waitlist-controlled Trial of a Psychological Education Program for Nurses
Waitlist-controlled Trial of a Psychological Education Program for Nurses

The purpose of this study is to test a brief education program for oncology nurses, to enhance their skills for managing psychosocial stressors associated with providing direct patient care. The investigators will explore efficacy of the intervention for reducing psychological stress and medical errors.

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Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Psychological Stress
Behavioral: Psychological education program for nurses
Approximately 4 weekly one-hour group sessions led by study clinicians and 1 optional individual session with a single study clinician.
  • Experimental: Psychological education program
    Patients receive the psychological education program upon study enrollment.
    Intervention: Behavioral: Psychological education program for nurses
  • No Intervention: Waitlist
    Participants are assigned to a 16-week wait-list period upon enrollment. Participants are invited to receive the psychological education program following the waitlist period.
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Active, not recruiting
42
September 2013
January 2013   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have RN degree
  • Must be employed as an oncology nurse in an inpatient, infusion, or ambulatory care unit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in earlier pilot trial of the intervention
Both
18 Years and older
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
 
NCT01593683
MGH 2011-P-002799
No
William Pirl, Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
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Principal Investigator: William F Pirl, MD, MPH Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
July 2013

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