Visiting Scholar Program: “Can patient-led goal setting enhance patient motivation for pain self-management?”

December 8, 2022

Cost: Free


About the Session: Goal setting is a strategy that has been shown to be effective in the management of chronic disease. Clinicians often report using goal setting however little research into its effectiveness and practice in Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP) has been undertaken.

About the Speaker: Dr Tania Gardner is an APA Titled Pain Physiotherapist and lecturer at the University
of Sydney. She has over 25 years of clinical experience, most recently working in the Department of Pain Medicine, St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney, for over 10 years as a Senior Physiotherapist. Tania was integral in the establishment of the Reboot Online program, the first multidisciplinary online pain program in Australia and continues to be involved in the ongoing research and development of the program. She has a strong interest and extensive clinical experience in chronic pain, patient engagement and motivation and psychologically informed practice. Tania completed her PhD in 2017 investigating Patient-led goal setting in CLBP at the University of Sydney

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