Reduce screen time for Caregiver Burnout

Phase-Based Progress Estimates
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NECaregiver Burnout+1 MoreReduce screen time - Behavioral
All Sexes
What conditions do you have?

Study Summary

This trial will test whether removing work email apps from phones during leisure time reduces stress for healthcare workers.

Eligible Conditions
  • Caregiver Burnout
  • Stress

Treatment Effectiveness

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 1 Secondary · Reporting Duration: At the end of leisure time (through study completion, an average of 1 week)

Week 1
Screen time
Week 1
Change from baseline modified Perceived Stress Scale-10 after leisure time

Trial Safety

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
Reduce screen time
1 of 2

Active Control

Experimental Treatment

388 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Reduce screen time · No Placebo Group · N/A

Reduce screen time
Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Reduce screen time · Intervention Types: Behavioral
ControlNoIntervention Group · 1 Intervention: Control · Intervention Types:

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: at the end of leisure time (through study completion, an average of 1 week)

Who is running the clinical trial?

University of NebraskaLead Sponsor
490 Previous Clinical Trials
1,148,947 Total Patients Enrolled
Karsten Bartels, MD PhD MBAPrincipal InvestigatorUniversity of Nebraska
1 Previous Clinical Trials
600 Total Patients Enrolled

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18+ · All Participants · 4 Total Inclusion Criteria

Mark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
You are currently working as a healthcare professional.
You must be 19 years old or older.
You use a smartphone regularly.
You have to use your work email on your phone and have installed an app like Outlook to access it.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any vacancies within this clinical trial?

"The clinical trial is ongoing, with the original posting date of 11/9/2021 and its most recent update also on 11/9/2021. Thus, it remains open to applicants." - Anonymous Online Contributor

Unverified Answer

How many participants are accepted into this medical experiment?

"Affirmative. The information available on illustrates that this medical experiment is actively onboarding patients, having first been posted on November 9th 2021 and subsequently updated the same day. 388 individuals are needed from 1 trial centre to participate in the study." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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