Evaluating Self-management of Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions Residing in Rural Communities is a dissertation study to look at the chronic condition management behaviors of adults who have more than one chronic condition.
This study is being conducted by University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing PhD student Jessica Miller, RN of Norfolk, NE.
This study is available to all adults who meet the following criteria:
- Adults aged 19 years or older
- Diagnosed with two or more chronic conditions (ex. Hypertension (high blood pressure) diabetes, arthritis, depression and many more)
- Resident in rural Nebraska
- Living independently with the ability to perform all activities of daily living and oversee self-care at home
- Can read, write, and speak English
- Have been seen by a provider at one of the following five Boone County Health Center Clinics
- Boone County Medical Clinic in Albion, NE
- Elgin Veterans’ Clinic in Elgin, NE
- Nance County Medical Clinic in Fullerton, NE
- Newman Grove Medical Clinic in Newman Grove, NE
- Spalding Medical Clinic in Spalding, NE
What does participation in this study involve?
You will be asked to:
- Meet with the PI, Jessica Miller, one time virtually using web conferencing or over telephone for approximately 60-90 minutes
- Fill out some surveys using a computer, tablet, or phone.
After the initial meeting you may be invited to participate in one of two focus groups.
There is no cost to participate in this study. Adults enrolled will be compensated.
This study is conducted in collaboration with the Boone County Health Center.