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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request: Palliative Care: Conversations Matter Evaluation

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SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June, 14, 2013, page 35942 and allowed 60-days for public comment. No public comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment. The National Institutes of Health may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Regulatory Affairs, OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov or by fax to 202-395-6974, Attention: NIH Desk Officer. To obtain a copy of the data collection plans and instruments, submit comments in writing, or request more information on the proposed project, contact: Ms. Adrienne Burroughs, Health Communications Specialist, Office of Communications and Public Liaison, NINR, NIH, Building 31, Room 5B10, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, or call non-toll-free number (301) 496-0256, or Email your request, including your address to: adrienne.burroughs@nih.gov. Formal requests for additional plans and instruments must be requested in writing.

Proposed Collection: Palliative Care: Conversations Matter Evaluation, -0925-New—National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Need and Use of Information Collection: NINR developed Palliative Care: Conversations Matter, a pediatric palliative care campaign to address the communications challenges faced by health care providers who recommend Start Printed Page 53153and provide palliative care to pediatric populations. NINR is launching this effort to increase the use of palliative care for children living with serious illness or life-limiting conditions. The Palliative Care: Conversations Matter evaluation will assess the information and materials being disseminated as part of the official campaign. Survey findings will help (1) Determine if the campaign is effective, relevant, and useful to health care providers who recommend and provide palliative care to pediatric populations; (2) to better understand the information needs of health care providers to inform future campaign efforts; and (3) examine how effective the campaign materials are in starting and continuing a pediatric palliative care conversation and addressing the communications needs of health care providers around this topic.

OMB approval is requested for 3 years. There are no costs to respondents other than their time. The total estimated annualized burden hours are 200.

Estimated Annualized Burden Hours

Table A-12-1—Estimates of Annual Burden Hours

Type of respondentsNumber of respondentsFrequency of responseAverage time per response (in hours )Total burden hours
Physicians150220/60100
Nurses150220/60100
Total300200
* The average time for completing one of the surveys is 20 minutes; this includes reading the consent form on page 1 of the survey.
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Dated: August 19, 2013.

Amanda Greene,

NINR PRA Liaison, Science Evaluation Officer, NINR, NIH.

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[FR Doc. 2013-21005 Filed 8-27-13; 8:45 am]

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