Treatment for Educational Problems

Phase-Based Estimates
1
Effectiveness
1
Safety
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, MCC, San Antonio, TX
Eligibility
18+
All Sexes
Eligible conditions
Educational Problems

Study Summary

This study is evaluating whether a multi-communication approach can help increase awareness of cancer clinical trials and improve informed decision-making about cancer clinical trials participation.

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Treatment Effectiveness

Effectiveness Estimate

1 of 3

Study Objectives

This trial is evaluating whether Treatment will improve 1 primary outcome and 3 secondary outcomes in patients with Educational Problems. Measurement will happen over the course of Up to 3 months after the index oncology visit.

Month 3
Proportion of patients eligible for designated clinical trials who actually enroll in one of these trials.
Proportion of patients who show improved attitudes regarding CT participation.
Proportion of patients who show increase in knowledge/awareness regarding CT participation.
Proportion of patients who show intention to participate or to consider CTs as an appropriate treatment option for cancer.

Trial Safety

Safety Estimate

1 of 3

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

Usual Care Control Group

This trial requires 400 total participants across 2 different treatment groups

This trial involves 2 different treatments. Treatment is the primary treatment being studied. Participants will all receive the same treatment. There is no placebo group. The treatments being tested are not being studied for commercial purposes.

Usual Care Control Group
Other
Participants in the usual care control group will receive a general clinical trial fact sheet.
Intervention GroupParticipants in the intervention group will receive 3 components: 1) a culturally tailored clinical trial educational video, 2) a brochure and 3) support from a patient navigator to empower new cancer patients to make informed decisions about cancer clinical trials by increasing awareness of clinical trials and MCC services, positive attitudes and intentions to consider clinical trials as an appropriate treatment option for cancer.

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Approximate Timeline
Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: up to 3 months after the index oncology visit
This trial has the following approximate timeline: 3 weeks for initial screening, variable treatment timelines, and roughly up to 3 months after the index oncology visit for reporting.

Closest Location

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, MCC - San Antonio, TX

Eligibility Criteria

This trial is for patients born any sex aged 18 and older. You must have received newly diagnosed for Educational Problems. There are 5 eligibility criteria to participate in this trial as listed below.

Mark “yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Able to provide informed consent
Newly diagnosed cancer patients attending any of the clinics at the MCC
Patients who have not had a consultation with their doctor to discuss treatment options
Patients who have not participated in a Clinical Trial before
English or Spanish speaking

Patient Q&A Section

Please Note: These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

How many people get educational problems a year in the United States?

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About 400,000 children have problems accessing adequate education. The reasons why children have difficulty in accessing education include lack of parental involvement, homelessness and non-English mother tongue. They argue that many children not experiencing health problems, lack of financial troubles and not experiencing hardship may not warrant the use of school-based support in the absence of family support.\n

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What causes educational problems?

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Results from a recent clinical trial underscore the importance of considering the student's learning motivation when providing or managing learning services. Educators who suspect they have more than one learning motivation should assess each student individually. When providing educational programs and assessments the educator should be aware of the learning motivation of the student to complete the program. Educators are ideally positioned to facilitate learning and learning by providing appropriate learning environments that stimulate students' interest and build confidence. Educators can facilitate learning by fostering a positive learning environment in a variety of settings such as homeschooling and after-school programs. Educators can also promote motivation by making time for personalized assessments every two to three weeks, such as quizzes, activities, or games. Educators can implement more personalized learning environments at home.

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What is educational problems?

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Educational problems are experienced by almost 11% of adolescents surveyed and are more common in adolescents of black and multiracial backgrounds. The implications of educational problems are discussed with reference to the educational system in Jamaica.

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Can educational problems be cured?

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Educational problems cannot be cured. However, there is a low risk of persistent functional deterioration due to good treatment provided by the school health service.

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What are the signs of educational problems?

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Results from a recent clinical trial, children diagnosed with conduct disorder and/or psychosis had significantly higher scores on the PECS-N than other children. However, the use of school admission in the PECS-R in a clinical context is not helpful because, in most cases, the school admission score can be high because the children are non-compliant out-of-schoolers. The PECS may be one step up from school admission (PECS-N) but is not sufficient in assessing students out of school (PECS-R). The school admission criterion can be problematic in research contexts in which many students of students without formal diagnoses of psychiatric disorders are excluded from assessments by the school admissions personnel.

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What are common treatments for educational problems?

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Educational problems are frequently treated with cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and/or medication; education and parent training programmes are sometimes used to improve achievement. There is a growing body of evidence that CBT is an effective alternative to usual care for children with ADHD.\n

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Who should consider clinical trials for educational problems?

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Clinically relevant trials, with a clear indication for inclusion/exclusion criteria with respect to diagnostic and demographic conditions, have a crucial role to play in designing and implementing education trials. Trial design must also be based on scientific guidelines and be assessed using a combination of a checklist of ethical standards and an assessment tool such as REACT. Clinicians can also consider educational difficulties after observing and listening to all patients as they explain their learning difficulties. The use of educational interventions can improve health outcomes and reduce costs.

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Has treatment proven to be more effective than a placebo?

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These questions were all answered in favor of the experimental group. One could argue that this study is underpowered to detect small but real differences in treatment effectiveness. One could also argue that there are many other factors that may have contributed to the positive result, including the presence of selection bias.

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How serious can educational problems be?

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Educational problems can be very important for teens. As a group, teenagers are at increased risk of a wide range of medical conditions that can cause a great deal of disability. This article focuses on the important ramifications of educational problems on health and wellbeing. You can start looking for the following information at Harm’s Education Resource Center. Harm’s Education Resource Center has an interactive index which is continuously updated with the latest research available on educational problems. In addition, Harm’s Health Facts is a good place to start in finding information about health care.

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Is treatment safe for people?

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More effective health promotion and treatment programs are needed for people with diabetes and metabolic syndrome, and we discuss our results in terms of a treatment plan for people with diabetes.

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What does treatment usually treat?

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Specific treatment modalities for comorbid conditions may not exist and may even be contraindicated, especially in the elderly, where the benefits of treatment generally appear to be small. There is significant overlap in the management of comorbid psychiatric and substance use disorders.

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What are the common side effects of treatment?

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[Main article: Pediatric neurodevelopment evaluation under the care of mental health professionals: a guide for therapists. In: Golan & Goldstein (eds.), Child Development under Stress: Theory and Practice, 3rd edition., Oxford, Oxford Psychology Press, pp. 127–136, 2001.]\nParenting styles may affect neurodevelopment of the child, which may be related to problems in adulthood. For example, insecure, anxious, over-protecting, or controlling parenting styles have been consistently associated with poorer neurocognitive outcomes, as measured by mental and cognitive skills in children, such as those who reported greater parental neglect, emotional or physical abuse, and maternal anxiety in childhood or adolescence.

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