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Training Model to Advance Support of the Family as a Caregiving System in the Inpatient Oncology Setting


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Support of the Family as a Caregiving System

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Trial Information

Training Model to Advance Support of the Family as a Caregiving System in the Inpatient Oncology Setting


Inclusion Criteria:



- Participating Providers:

- Provider is an MSKCC acute care advanced practice nurse and/or inpatient social
worker as per self-report.

- Plans to attend at least 4/6 the didactic training sessions, and 3/6 consolidation
sessions as per self-report.

A patient will be approached if:

- Patient has been admitted to an inpatient service at MSKCC.

- Patient is able to designate at least one close person who is involved in the
patient's care and is able to attend a consultation. In the case that the patient is
a minor (age 7-17 yrs), s/he will need to designate at least one close, adult person
who is involved in the patient's care and is able to attend a consultation.

- Patient and/or family is determined to be at risk for elevated psychosocial distress
based on one or more of the following criteria: (1) patient meets one or more
psychosocial risk criteria as per social worker or nurse assessment conducted during
admission; (2) Patient and/or family presents with one or more scenarios on the
Family Challenges list, according to participating provider and/or referring medical
team.

Family members will be approached if:

- They were named by an admitted patient or health care proxy as a close other
(including a family friend) involved in his or her care.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Evidence of cognitive impairment severe enough to preclude completing survey
instruments or participating in a family consultation as per clinical or research
staff judgment or EMR.

- Determined to not be appropriate for this study as per clinical judgment. Anyone,
patient or family member, who is younger than 12 years old.

- Anyone, patient or family member, who does not speak English.

Type of Study:

Interventional

Study Design:

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Outcome Measure:

Provider outcomes

Outcome Description:

which include observed changes in skills (Family Skills Integrity Scale) and subjective confidence level (Confidence in Family Skills Questionnaire) in conducting a family-centered psychosocial consultation with a caregiving family

Outcome Time Frame:

2 years

Safety Issue:

No

Principal Investigator

Talia Zaider, PhD

Investigator Role:

Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Authority:

United States: Institutional Review Board

Study ID:

13-030

NCT ID:

NCT01805609

Start Date:

February 2013

Completion Date:

February 2016

Related Keywords:

  • Support of the Family as a Caregiving System
  • practice nurse
  • inpatient staff
  • inpatient social worker
  • didactic training sessions
  • 13-030

Name

Location

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterNew York, New York  10021