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A Thematic Analysis of Compassion Rounds

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03648866
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : August 28, 2018
Last Update Posted : August 1, 2019
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Florida Hospital

Brief Summary:
The primary objective of this thematic analysis is to understand the experience of "Compassion Rounds" for patients, families, friends, and clinicians. The secondary objective of this study is to evaluate and interpret data to determine best practice recommendations for standardization and scalability.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Spiritual Wellness Other: interview

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Thematic Analysis of the Effects of Compassion Rounds on Clinicians and the Families of NICU Patients
Actual Study Start Date : October 1, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 30, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 30, 2019

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Physicians
interview physicians who have conducted compassion rounds
Other: interview

Initial interview and potential follow-up interviews and focus group with Florida Hospital employees.

Interview participants in compassion rounds


Chaplains
interview chaplains who have conducted compassion rounds
Other: interview

Initial interview and potential follow-up interviews and focus group with Florida Hospital employees.

Interview participants in compassion rounds


Other Healthcare Providers
interview other healthcare providers who have conducted compassion rounds
Other: interview

Initial interview and potential follow-up interviews and focus group with Florida Hospital employees.

Interview participants in compassion rounds


Patients
interview patients who have participated in compassion rounds
Other: interview

Initial interview and potential follow-up interviews and focus group with Florida Hospital employees.

Interview participants in compassion rounds


Patient family members/friends
interview patient's loved ones who have participated with the patient in compassion rounds
Other: interview

Initial interview and potential follow-up interviews and focus group with Florida Hospital employees.

Interview participants in compassion rounds





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Validated Thematic Framework to Explain the Effects of Compassion Rounding [ Time Frame: five months ]
    Analysis of data collected throughout the study will result in a validated theoretical framework to understand and explain the psychosocial processes that influence participant experience and reported outcomes.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compendium of Evidence-Based Best Practices for the Implementation of Compassion Rounding [ Time Frame: five months ]
    Analysis of data collected throughout the study will result in an evidence-based compendium of best practices for the implementation of compassion rounding.



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants will be recruited from participants in compassion rounding, including patients, their loved ones, physicians, chaplains, social workers, nurses, and other care providers.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. An employee of Florida Hospital or Adventist Health System, or a physician with privileges there, or a patient, or a family or friend who has participated in compassion rounding at a Florida Hospital critical care unit
  2. Over the age of 18
  3. Able to provide informed consent
  4. Must speak and understand English
  5. Willing and able to provide a contact phone number

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Discernible cognitive impairment


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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): NCT03648866


Locations
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United States, Florida
AdventHealth Orlando
Orlando, Florida, United States, 32804
Sponsors and Collaborators
Florida Hospital
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Kim McManus, Ph.D. FH Center for CREATION Health Research

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Responsible Party: Florida Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03648866    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1320386
First Posted: August 28, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 1, 2019
Last Verified: July 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No