Telemedicine Education for Rural Children With Asthma
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00964301|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 12, 2017
The investigators will implement an interactive school-based telemedicine education program for rural low-income, minority children with asthma, their caregivers, and school nurses in the Delta region of Arkansas.
- The investigators will examine changes in asthma symptoms control and other health outcomes such as activity levels and family/child emotional health in the intervention group compared to a usual care group.
- The investigators will examine changes in asthma knowledge, self-efficacy, and quality of life in the intervention participants and their caregivers compared to a usual care group.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Asthma||Other: Telemedicine Education Other: Usual care||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||106 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Telemedicine Education for Rural Children With Asthma|
|Study Start Date :||August 2009|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||July 2012|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||March 2015|
Experimental: Intervention Group
Participants, caregivers and school nurse will attend telemedicine education sessions at school.
Other: Telemedicine Education
Student Asthma Education. Each student will engage in 6 age-appropriate sessions on various aspects of asthma health.
Caregiver Asthma Education. The primary caregiver will engage in 2 asthma education sessions.
School Nurse Asthma Education. School nurses will participate in 2 sessions.
Primary Care Provider (PCP) Communication. The PCP of the intervention group participant will be notified of his/her patient's baseline asthma assessment. They will receive updates summarizing each telemedicine intervention.
Active Comparator: Usual care
Usual care participant will receive routine care from their primary care provider.
Other: Usual care
Participants will receive asthma care by their PCP with no education sessions or PCP communications by the research staff.
- The investigators will examine changes in asthma symptoms control and health outcomes in the intervention group compared to a usual care group. [ Time Frame: One year ]
- The investigators will examine changes in asthma knowledge, self-efficacy, and quality of life of the intervention participants and their caregivers compared to a usual care group. [ Time Frame: One year ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00964301
|United States, Arkansas|
|Arkansas Children's Hospital Research Institute|
|Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72202|
|Principal Investigator:||Tamara T. Perry, M.D., FAAP||University of Arkansas|