Communicating About Choices in Transplantation
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Condition||end stage renal disease and kidney transplantation|
|Sponsor||Virginia Commonwealth University|
|Collaborator||Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)|
|Start date||June 2013|
|End date||April 2016|
|Trial size||158 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01853007, PD301152|
The purpose of this study is to test the impact of a newly developed educational program on kidney transplant candidates' communication about living and deceased donor kidney transplantation.
|Intervention model||parallel assignment|
|Primary purpose||health services research|
Change in engagement in discussion of living and deceased donor transplantation
time frame: Baseline (upon enrollment); 1 month post; 3 months post
Change in knowledge of living and deceased donor transplant
time frame: Upon enrollment (baseline); 1 month post; 2 months post
Change in intentions to discuss living and deceased donor transplantation
time frame: Upon enrollment (baseline); 1 month post; 3 months post
All participants at least 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - Wait listed for kidney transplantation in active status - Adult (at least 18 years of age) - English speaking - Capable of making medical decisions (i.e., not cognitively impaired) - Non-institutionalized Exclusion Criteria: - Not listed for kidney transplantation
|Official title||Communicating About Choices in Transplantation (COACH)|
|Principal investigator||Heather M Traino, PhD, MPH|
|Description||The Communicating about Choices (COACH) in Transplantation program educates patients with end stage renal disease, who are waitlisted for kidney transplantation, about kidney disease and the risks, benefits and processes for both living and deceased donor transplantation. The program also teaches key communication skills needed to effectively initiate and manage conversations about transplantation.|
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