Outcomes Related to Participation in the Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Clinic Nurse Facilitated Class


About this study

The primary purpose for this study is to assess if any relationship exists between participation in the Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Clinic (FCFC) class (12 hours or 8 hours educational session/class) and overall reduction in symptom severity and/or increased level of functioning, in our fibromyalgia patients.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with FM at our Fibromyalgia Clinic
  • Patients actively being seen at the Fibromyalgia Clinic
  • FM patients age 18-80
  • Able and willing to give informed consent
  • Able to speak English
  • Able to complete questionnaires
  • Completed the 12 or 8 hours of class-based education
  • Patient owns a phone
  • Patient is willing to participate in survey answering questions that are estimated to take about 1 hour to complete

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnoses of bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or dementia
  • Individuals who do not meet inclusion criteria
  • Individuals who decline to participate in the study

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Connie Luedtke, R.N., RN-BC

Closed for enrollment

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