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Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Novice Shiftworkers (SETS-novice)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00786266
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 23, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
Information provided by:
University of California, San Francisco

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine if a modified version of the Sleep Enhancement Fatigue Reduction Training (SEFRT) system can improve sleep and health-related symptoms and quality of life in shiftwork-naive new nurse graduates.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Shift-Work Sleep Disorder Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Novice Shiftworkers
Study Start Date : November 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2010

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: NIOSH shiftwork booklet Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet
weekly readings about coping with shiftwork
Experimental: Sleep Enhancement Training System Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System
4 week program of readings and relaxation programs



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. actigraphy measures of sleep [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. subjective measures of sleep and well-being [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • English-speaking nurses scheduled to work at least 2 consecutive night shifts per week in the next 2 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • > 6 months experience working night-shift
  • current diagnosis of sleep disorder or affective illness

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00786266


Locations
United States, California
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christopher R Alsten, PhD Inner Health, Inc.

Responsible Party: Christopher Alsten, PhD, Executive Vice President, Inner Health, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00786266     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SETS-novice
R43NR010688 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: November 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 23, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010

Keywords provided by University of California, San Francisco:
shift-work
sleep
nurse
relaxation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Wake Disorders
Parasomnias
Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Chronobiology Disorders
Dyssomnias
Occupational Diseases