Interdisciplinary Pituitary Disorders Centre of Excellence: Assessment of Patient Education Tools
|The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details.|
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01775332|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified July 2015 by St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : January 24, 2013
Last Update Posted : July 31, 2015
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pituitary Neoplasms Prolactinoma ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma Gigantism Growth Hormone-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma||Other: Educational Intervention||Not Applicable|
This study involves a formative evaluation of the health literacy resources that we have already developed. We see approximately 60 new patients a year with pituitary disorders, plus the follow-up patients: all of these patients will be offered the opportunity to participate in the study. These materials include a website (containing videos, illustrations and written materials) and plain language educational brochures. The educational materials include information that patients will need throughout their experience with a pituitary tumour, ranging from the signs and symptoms of tumours, to long-term post-operative lifestyle changes. This evaluation will be a mixed-methods evaluation.
Part A (Think aloud) will use "think-aloud" processes to evaluate the usefulness and ease of use of a website that we have developed with patients and their families.
Part B (Resource assessment) will involve the use of questionnaires followed by semi-structured interviews with patients and families before and after using the resources.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||60 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Supportive Care|
|Official Title:||Interdisciplinary Pituitary Disorders Centre of Excellence: Assessment of Patient Education Tools|
|Study Start Date :||February 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2015|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2015|
Experimental: Educational Intervention
Educational Intervention - Access to educational materials provided (i.e. website, videos, brochure)
Other: Educational Intervention
A brochure and access to a website including videos that contain detailed information about pituitary disorders will serve as the educational intervention.
No Intervention: No Intervention/Use of Own Resources
No educational materials are provided to participants, but they can use their own resources
- The level of knowledge that patients have of their condition before and after reviewing the materials provided, and ease of use of educational materials and user satisfaction [ Time Frame: 1-2 yrs ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01775332
|Contact: Stanley Zhang, B.M.||email@example.com|
|St. Michael's Hospital||Recruiting|
|Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B1T8|
|Contact: Stanley Zhang, B.M. 416-864-5312 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Michael Cusimano, MD, PhD|
|Principal Investigator:||Michael Cusimano, MD, PhD||St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto|