Effectiveness of a Virtual Intervention for Professionals to Improve Their Attitudes Towards Patient Empowerment. (eMPODERA)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02757781|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2016 by Avedis Donabedian Research Institute.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 2, 2016
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Disease||Behavioral: Community of Practice||Not Applicable|
Main Objective: to assess the effectiveness of a Community of Practice (CdP) virtual in improving attitudes of health professionals in primary care on the empowerment of patients with chronic diseases.
Design: cluster randomised controlled.
Scope: primary care centers (PCC) belonging to the Regions of Catalonia, Madrid and Canary Islands.
Population: primary care health professionals (family doctors and nurses).
Sample size: 270 healthcare professionals and 1382 patients.
Randomization: Randomization unit: PCC; unit of analysis: primary care health professionals. 9 pairs of PCC by region will be randomly selected and randomly assigned to the intervention or control group. Randomization will be performed after the selection of professionals and patients.
Intervention: the intervention group will be offered participation for 12 months in a virtual CdP based on a web 2.0 platform. The control group will receive usual training.
Measurements: the primary outcome will be measured by Patient-Provider Orientation Scale (PPOS) questionnaire at baseline and 12 months. Secondary outcomes: sociodemographic of professionals; sociodemographic and clinical characteristics of patients; Patient Activation Measure (PAM) questionnaire for patient activation; outcomes regarding use of the CdP.
Analysis: A linear mixed-effects regression to estimate the effect of participating in the CdP will be estimated. Additionally, an analysis of how the CdP is functioning through techniques of social network analysis and control charts will be performed.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||272 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Primary Purpose:||Health Services Research|
|Official Title:||Effectiveness of a Virtual Intervention (CoP) for Professionals to Improve Their Attitude Towards the Empowerment of Patients With Chronic Disease: Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial (eMPODERA Project)|
|Study Start Date :||July 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 2017|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2018|
No Intervention: Control Group
Group of healthcare professionals that NOT receive the intervention (community of practice)
Experimental: Intervention group
Group of healthcare professionals that receive the intervention (community of practice)
Behavioral: Community of Practice
The intervention group will be offered participation for 12 months in a virtual CdP based on a web 2.0 platform. The control group will receive usual training.
Other Name: educational intervention
- Change from Patient-Provider Orientation Scale (PPOS) at 12 months [ Time Frame: At baseline and 12 months ]PPOS is a questionnaire administrated to healthcare professionals
- Change from Patient Activation Measure (PAM) at 12 months [ Time Frame: Baseline and 12 months ]PAM is validated questionnaire to measure patient activation (administrated to patients)
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|Contact: Carola Orrego, PhD||34 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Carola Orrego, PhD||Avedis Donabedian Research Institute|
|Principal Investigator:||Lilisbeth Perestelo, PhD||Servicio de Evaluación del Servicio Canario de la Salud|
|Principal Investigator:||Ana I Gonzalez, MD||Unidad de Apoyo Técnico de la Gerencia Asistencial de Atención Primaria de la Comunidad de Madrid|
|Principal Investigator:||Carlos Bermejo, RN,Msc||Unidad de Apoyo Técnico de la Gerencia Asistencial de Atención Primaria de la Comunidad de Madrid|