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The Professional Peer Resilience Initiative (PPRI)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04396600
Recruitment Status : Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : May 20, 2020
Last Update Posted : September 4, 2020
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Minnesota

Brief Summary:
The Professional Peer Resilience Initiative (PPRI) study is an observational study aimed at understanding how symptoms of traumatic stress and resilience evolve over time in the University of Minnesota (UMN) healthcare workforce during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. The study is being conducted concurrently with a UMN peer support program called the MinnRAP program and will remotely administer quality of life and mental health surveys to healthcare workers before they start the MinnRAP program and throughout their participation in the program.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Stress Stress Disorder Stress, Psychological Trauma, Psychological Anxiety Anxiety State Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Secondary Traumatic Stress Professional Quality of Life Stress Related Disorder Stress Reaction Stress Risk Mental Resilience Emotional Resilience Behavioral: MinnRAP Peer Support Program

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1200 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Professional Peer Resilience Initiative: Leveraging a Data-Driven Model to Maximize the Resilience of Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Actual Study Start Date : June 8, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 25, 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 25, 2022

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Healthcare Workers Already Starting Peer Support Program Behavioral: MinnRAP Peer Support Program
The behavioral intervention consists of 1) pairing healthcare workers into "Battle Buddies" who maintain daily dialogue to detect stress and anxiety and 2) assigning a mental health consultant to each department to facilitate Battle Buddies and provide both small group sessions and individual psychological triage/referrals.

Healthcare Workers Starting Peer Support Program Later Behavioral: MinnRAP Peer Support Program
The behavioral intervention consists of 1) pairing healthcare workers into "Battle Buddies" who maintain daily dialogue to detect stress and anxiety and 2) assigning a mental health consultant to each department to facilitate Battle Buddies and provide both small group sessions and individual psychological triage/referrals.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in professional quality of life [ Time Frame: Before peer support program, through study completion (an average of 7 months) ]
    Professional Quality of Life Questionnaire (proQOL): min score of 10; max score of 50; higher scores mean worse outcome


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in mental health symptoms and resilience markers [ Time Frame: Before peer support program, through study completion (an average of 7 months) ]
    Stress Risk & Resilience Self-Index: min score 0; max score of 12; higher scores mean worse outcome



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The study population consists of healthcare workers and mental health consultants in the University of Minnesota healthcare workforce.
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthcare workers (HCWs) and mental health consultants (MHCs) in UMN medical school departments

Exclusion Criteria:

  • None

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04396600


Locations
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United States, Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55455
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Minnesota
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Cristina S Albott, MD University of Minnesota
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Responsible Party: University of Minnesota
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04396600    
Other Study ID Numbers: PSYCH-2020-28762
First Posted: May 20, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 4, 2020
Last Verified: September 2020

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by University of Minnesota:
Resilience
COVID-19
Coronavirus Disease 2019
Coronavirus
Healthcare Workers
Frontline
Traumatic Stress
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Disease
Compassion Fatigue
Fractures, Stress
Anxiety Disorders
Stress Disorders, Traumatic
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
Stress, Psychological
Psychological Trauma
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries
Mental Fatigue
Fatigue
Occupational Stress