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Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing

Course author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
Contact Hours: 10.0
Price: $28.99
Course Free with purchase of unlimited courses!

Price includes all materials and certificate of completion.

Target audience:
   Advanced Practice Registered Nurses, Registered Nurses,
   Licensed Practical Nurses, and Medical Assistants

Format: Homestudy
This course expires on: 6/28/2017
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Course Description
Motivational interviewing focuses on the patient and their desire to change behavior to improve the state of their health. Nurses are integral in supporting patients to recognize the need for change and to facilitate improvements in their health outcomes. The purpose of this course is to provide nurses and health team associates knowledge about the use of motivational interviewing to support health behavior change in patients.

Course Outline
  1. Introduction
  2. Stages Of Readiness For Change
    1. Key principles
    2. Engaging the client
    3. Determining self-focus
    4. Evoking change
    5. Planning
  3. Motivational Interviewing Techniques
    1. Facilitating the process
    2. OARS
    3. Informing or advice giving
    4. DARN CAT
    5. Elicit-provide-elicit
    6. FRAMES
    7. Pros and cons
    8. Non-verbal communication
  4. Lifespan And Cultural Perspectives
    1. Children and adolescents
    2. Older adults
    3. Cultural influences
  5. Pregnancy And MI
  6. Smoking Cessation And MI
  7. Addictions And MI
    1. 12 Steps programs
  8. Diabetes And MI
  9. Heart Disease And MI
  10. Mental Health And MI
  11. Disease Management And MI
  12. Summary
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NurseCe4Less is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. (ANCC)


The author, planning committee, and reviewers have no financial or other conflicts of interest related to this course. There is no sponsorship or commercial support used for this course.

There is no "off label" usage of drugs or products discussed in this course.

Often both generic and trade names are used in courses. Trade names may be referred to in a course to promote familiarity and does not suggest endorsement of any individual product over another.

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