Educating patient educators: enhancing instructional effectiveness in physical therapy for low back pain patients.

@article{Kerssens1999EducatingPE,
  title={Educating patient educators: enhancing instructional effectiveness in physical therapy for low back pain patients.},
  author={Jan J. Kerssens and Emmy M Sluijs and Peter F Verhaak and H. Knibbe and Ir{\`e}ne Hermans},
  journal={Patient education and counseling},
  year={1999},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={
          165-76
        }
}
The objective of this research project was to study the effectiveness of a training program for the enhancement of patient education skills in physical therapy. In this paper the improvement of five of these skills is tested. These skills are aimed at a better monitoring of adherence problems during the treatment and at enhancing self-efficacy of the patient after treatment. In order to test the effectiveness of the program, complete treatments of 19 physiotherapists have been assessed before… CONTINUE READING

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