Track topics on Twitter Track topics that are important to you
Learning to navigate the US health system is challenging for many new immigrants. This pilot study will determine whether an intervention to teach parents key skills needed to access health care for children is feasible and acceptable to immigrant parents.
This study will also look for evidence of efficacy to inform the planning process for future, larger evaluations of the intervention (i.e., estimate effect sizes).
Parents—particularly those with limited English proficiency (LEP) and limited literacy—may require months or years of experiential learning to master fundamental health care navigation tasks, such as requesting an interpreter. Most programs teaching health care navigation skills are ad hoc and have not be evaluated.
In this study, Investigators will pilot a group-based educational intervention in which a bilingual community health worker will use an interactive curriculum to teach immigrant parents key skills needed to access health care for children.
Parents and caregivers for children <18 years will be enrolled in closed groups of 6-12 individuals. The 6-12 week intervention will comprise 6 meetings, each of which will be no longer than 75 minutes. Each meeting will focus on one of six skills:
1. Requesting an interpreter;
2. Communicating with a health care facility by telephone;
3. Scheduling appointments;
4. Traveling to health care facilities and registering with the front desk;
5. Obtaining appointments with specialists;
6. Calling 911 for an ambulance.
Each meeting will follow a pre-specified plan that will typically include welcoming activities, a review of prior material, introduction of new material, and a series of activities (e.g., role play) to practice key skills. Sessions will be interactive, culturally-appropriate, and held in parents' preferred language.
Immigrant Caregiver Health Care Navigation for Children
Group-based educational intervention
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Not yet recruiting
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-10-30T14:05:14-0400
1. Design an educational quality improvement program to assess the most effective educational approach on caregiver seizure RM application. The investigators hypothesize that this educatio...
The goal of this research program is to reduce health disparities by deploying an information-based intervention to increase caregiver utilization of community-based food supports and sati...
This pilot clinical trial studies how well Prepare to Care kit works in improving caregiver support in patients with stage I-IV head and neck cancer. Prepare to Care kit may increase knowl...
This study determines in people with chronic SCI the health and functional impact and user acceptance and satisfaction - of a 6-month comprehensive Lifestyle Intervention; the impact and u...
The purpose of this project is to develop and test a family-based preventive intervention for suicide risk among 1st and 2nd generation immigrant Latino/a adolescents. The intervention wil...
Background Adolescents should be empowered to improve their reproductive and sexual health needs. The present study aimed to investigate effects of protection motivation theory-based education on stud...
Rates of syphilis are increasing in the United States especially among men who have sex with men (MSM). The purpose of this project was to implement an educational intervention based on the 2015 CDC S...
We explored the relationship between objective and subjective measures of burden prior to and after a telehealth-based caregiver intervention. One caregiver participated in two studies, one to assess ...
Leishmaniasis is an endemic disease in Iran. Since education to prevent the disease is important, this study aimed to determine the effect of educational intervention based on the PRECEDE-PROCEED mode...
The purpose of this cluster-randomized pilot effectiveness study was to compare two different group-based educational music therapy interventions with a control condition as measured by the stage mode...
A strategy for purchasing health care in a manner which will obtain maximum value for the price for the purchasers of the health care and the recipients. The concept was developed primarily by Alain Enthoven of Stanford University and promulgated by the Jackson Hole Group. The strategy depends on sponsors for groups of the population to be insured. The sponsor, in some cases a health alliance, acts as an intermediary between the group and competing provider groups (accountable health plans). The competition is price-based among annual premiums for a defined, standardized benefit package. (From Slee and Slee, Health Care Reform Terms, 1993)
Purchasers are provided information on the quality of health care, including patient outcomes and health status, with data on the dollar outlays going towards health. The focus is on managing the use of the health care system to reduce inappropriate care and to identify and reward the best-performing providers. (from http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/meyerrpt.htm accessed 11/25/2011)
A multi- and interdisciplinary field concerned with improving health and achieving equity in health for all people. It transcends national boundaries, promotes cooperation and collaboration within and beyond health science fields, and combines population-based disease prevention with individually-based patient care.
Approach to improve the quality of care by selectively encouraging or discouraging the use of specific health care services, based on their potential benefit to patients' health, relative to their cost. One element is lowering beneficiary cost sharing or out-of-pocket spending to increase medication adherence.
An organized and comprehensive program of health care that identifies and reduces a woman's reproductive risks before conception through risk assessment, health promotion, and interventions. Preconception care programs may be designed to include the male partner in providing counseling and educational information in preparation for fatherhood, such as genetic counseling and testing, financial and family planning, etc. This concept is different from PRENATAL CARE, which occurs during pregnancy.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...