Transition From Hospital to Home in Solid Organ Transplant (SOT)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Stacee Lerret, Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00907023
First received: May 20, 2009
Last updated: November 8, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose

The aim of this study is to determine the influences of discharge teaching and care coordination on how ready a parent is to take their child home from the hospital after a solid organ (kidney, heart and liver) transplant. This study will also look into how the parent handles coping, utilization of healthcare resources, and parent adjustment 3 weeks after discharge from the hospital.


Condition
Solid Organ Transplant

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Transition From Hospital to Home in Parents of Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Further study details as provided by Medical College of Wisconsin:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Determine the influences of care coordination and discharge teaching on readiness for discharge in solid organ transplant recipients [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Determine the relationship of parent readiness for hospital discharge with coping, utilization of healthcare resources, medication adherence, and parent adjustment following hospital discharge [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 37
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
SOT
Patients that have had a solid organ transplant

Detailed Description:

Parents of children that have received a heart, kidney or liver transplant will be asked to participate in this protocol. Involvement in this study involves completion of questionnaires prior to the child being discharged from the hospital. Three weeks after discharge, there will also be a follow-up phone call to complete more questionnaires.

Readiness for hospital discharge is a under-investigated topic in pediatric solid organ transplant patients, despite the increasing number of pediatric patients undergoing transplant surgery. Results from this study will be used to develop an intervention program to promote readiness for hospital discharge in parents of children who receive a solid organ transplant.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Three Pediatric Transplant Hospitals

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • parents of children who have undergo a heart, kidney, or liver transplant
  • English Speaking
  • Parents are 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • parents with significant cognitive or communication impairment that would not allow them to complete the questionnaires
  • parent whose child is receiving their 2nd or 3rd organ transplant
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00907023

Locations
United States, Illinois
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60614
United States, North Carolina
Levine Children's Hospital
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
United States, Wisconsin
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medical College of Wisconsin
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Stacee Lerret, CPNP Medical College of Wisconsin
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Stacee Lerret, RN, CPNP, Medical College of Wisconsin
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00907023     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHW 09/10, GC 811
Study First Received: May 20, 2009
Last Updated: November 8, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Medical College of Wisconsin:
solid organ transplant
hospital discharge

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 28, 2014