Lung Cancer Clinical Trial
Empathic Communication Skills Training for Cancer Care Providers to Help Stop Lung Cancer Stigma Experienced by Patients
The purpose of this study is to find out if a new training program for cancer care providers called Empathic Communication Training (ECT) will be effective in helping care providers develop or increase the skills needed to provide care that limits lung cancer stigma.
Employs at least 15 FTE OCPs (i.e., oncologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants) as per self report
Reports a clinic volume of at least 20 new lung cancer patients per month as per self report
OCP Participant Eligibility
OCPs who are thoracic oncology physicians (radiologists, medical oncologists, pulmonologists, and surgeons), NPs, or PAs and currently treating lung cancer patients, as per self-report;
OCP conducts outpatient clinic consultations with lung cancer patients, as per self-report;
OCP sees at least 1 lung cancer patient per week in an outpatient setting, as per self-report;
Patient under the care of a participating OCP as per self report;
English and/or Spanish speaking;
In general, which language do you prefer to receive your medical care, English/Spanish/both English and Spanish Equally?
If English, treat as fluent in English, no additional language questions
If Spanish, treat as fluent in Spanish, no additional language questions
If both English and Spanish equally, ask the follow-up questions and go with whichever language is endorsed as best. If endorsed equally, assign to category patient prefers
How well do you speak English? Not at all/ Not well/Well/Very well
How well do you speak Spanish? Not at all/Not well/Well/Very well
Is at least 18 years of age as per self report;
Has a suspicious lung mass or confirmed lung cancer diagnosis, as per clinician judgment or medical record note;
Is a former or current smoker as per self report;
Has had no more than 5 prior visits with the participating OCP, as per the medical record and/or self report
Individuals of impaired decision-making capacity as per a clinician's judgment or as documented in the EMR.
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