Local Pain Educator Program
The Local Pain Educator (LPE) program is a community based health promotion initiative with a focus on local capacity building.
Local health practitioners, have been selected to be LPEs, and are undergoing training and mentoring in pain education.
The LPEs represent a range of disciplines and sectors. The aim of the program is to raise awareness of pain neurobiology and application of pain education to a biopsychosocial pain model of care.
Secondary to this the program hopes to increase access to high quality best practice pain services in rural and regional Australia, through upskilling health workforce and collaborating with health governance systems. The LPEs and mentors will form a network to provide peer-to-peer learning and knowledge sharing between regional practitioners and industry leaders. With this support, the LPEs will go on to delivery pain education in their communities.
The program is currently funded by Pain Revolution Rural Outreach cycling tour.
LPEP Program Inclusions
The LPE program involves:
We are in the process of finalising target regions for 2020 LPE program, this will be announced shortly. For any questions please contact LPE Program Manager via below button.
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