A Comparison of the ASHC and CDSMP

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Information provided by:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00207415
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: September 2005
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

The arthritis-specific Arthritis Self Help Course (ASHC) and the more generic Chronic Disease Self Management Program (CDSMP) teach generalizable skills for managing arthritis and other chronic diseases. In some locations it may be more feasible to combine efforts and offer the generic course rather than the arthritis-specific program. However anecdotal evidence has questioned whether people with arthritis obtain as much benefit from the more generic course as they do the arthritis-specific course. The primary purpose of this research study is to compare health outcomes among people with arthritis who participate in either ASHC or the CDSMP. The University of Illinois Project is emphasizing recruiting a balance of uran and rural participants. The results of this research will be used to guide Arthritis program recommendations on the use of ASHC and CDSMP to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis.


Condition Intervention
Arthritis
Behavioral: ASHC and CDSMP

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: A Comparison of the ASHC and CDSMP

Further study details as provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Health status at 6 month follow up
  • Health Care utilization at 6 month follow up

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • self management behaviors at 6 month follow up
  • self efficacy at 6 month follow up

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: January 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2004
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Adult with self reported arthritis-

Exclusion Criteria:

-

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00207415

Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Illinois at Chicago
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mary Brown, MD, MPH University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00207415     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDC-NCCDPHP-MM0512-03/03, MM0512-03/03
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: September 13, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:
arthritis
self management

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014