This trial is active, not recruiting.

Conditions copd, coping, quality of life
Treatment self management program
Sponsor Helse Fonna
Collaborator Helse Vest
Start date February 2015
End date December 2017
Trial size 225 participants
Trial identifier NCT02479841, HV911836


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of mortality and disability, and by 2020, it is expected to be the third leading cause of mortality worldwide. COPD is a major public health concern and has considerable impact on health and quality of life.

For this study an evidence based self-management program is developed, the purpose of the study is to see if this self-management program, in collaboration between specialized health services and municipality health services, improves patients with COPD health-promoting competence, coping and quality of life, and reduces health service costs.The study has a RCT design.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose supportive care
Participation in an 11 week self-management program
self management program
(No Intervention)

Primary Outcomes

Change in Health promoting competence, HeiQ
time frame: Before, after, and 3,6 and 12 months after comlepting the intervention (self-management program)

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 18 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of COPD, GOLD 2-4 - Speak and understand norwegian - Adult Exclusion Criteria:

Additional Information

Official title Health-promoting Competence, Coping and Quality of Life in Patients With COPD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in February 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Helse Fonna.