Assessing the Effectiveness of a Health Literacy Intervention in the Workplace
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01103986|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 15, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 27, 2011
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Health Literacy||Behavioral: Motivational/health literacy education (Test group) Behavioral: Control Group|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||184 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Single (Outcomes Assessor)|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Assessing the Effectiveness of a Health Literacy Intervention in the Workplace: A Quasi-experimental Pre-post Randomized Controlled Study|
|Study Start Date :||January 2010|
|Primary Completion Date :||November 2010|
|Study Completion Date :||November 2010|
|No Intervention: Control Group||
Behavioral: Control Group
|Experimental: motivational/ health literacy education||
Behavioral: Motivational/health literacy education (Test group)
Attend a 1-hour class to learn how to use the book "What to Do When Your Child Gets Sick."
- number of non emergency room clinician visits [ Time Frame: within 1 week prior to class and 90 days post-class ]Determine if parents/primary caregivers' attendance at a class to learn how to use a child health book leads to fewer non-emergency room clinician visits for their children.
- number of emergency department visits [ Time Frame: within 1 week prior to class and 90 days post-class ]To determine if parents/primary caregivers attending a class to learn how to use a child health book leads to fewer emergency department visits
- pre and post intervention measures of self-identified competency. [ Time Frame: within 1 week prior to class and 90 days post-class ]To assess feelings of parents/primary caregiver competence in appropriately managing their children's illnesses using pre and post intervention measures of self-identified competency.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01103986
|United States, Missouri|
|The Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64108|
|Principal Investigator:||Nancy A Neilan, MT (ASCP)||The Children's Mercy Hospital|