“The Development of a Cognitive Reassurance Training Program”
The focus of this proposal is to evaluate the feasibility of a cognitive reassurance training program by examining changes in physical therapist low back pain beliefs and skills with training and evaluating the quality with which physical therapists apply cognitive reassurance to patients. The secondary focus is to examine the association between physical therapist application of cognitive reassurance and short-term changes in patients' low back pain beliefs and expectations.
Cognitive reassurance training
The 2-day training program includes 3 sessions that will consist of interactive didactic lectures, solving case studies and role-playing activities. The first session uses lecture and cases to present models of pain and disability, evidence based predictors of disability and delayed recovery and evidence based interventions for patients with low back pain. The second session uses role playing and case studies help the providers to 1) develop skills in identifying maladaptive beliefs about pain i ...read more on ClinicalTrials.org
The Development of a Cognitive Reassurance Training Program and Its Impact on Physical Therapist and Patient Outcomes