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Patient Engagement Strategies To Improve Health Outcomes - Motivational Interviewing

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 2.5 hours
Rated 4.7 out of 5.0 based on 2751 reviews

Course Summary

Motivational interviewing involves methods of evoking behavioral change in patients with a health condition using evidence-based education and professional guidance. The health clinician aims at improving patient health outcomes using patient engagement strategies to progress toward specific health goals. Motivational interviewing may not meet the preference of all individuals. Some may feel criticized, judged for their decisions, and may have low desire to change. Motivational interviewing involves clinician-patient collaboration, and an understanding of the patient’s desire and level of motivation to change. This is the first in a four-part series on Motivational Interviewing.

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Course Syllabus

I.            Introduction
II.          Motivational Interviewing: An Overview
III.        Stages Of Readiness For Change
1.   Precontemplation Stage
2.   Preparation Stage
3.   Action Stage
4.   Maintenance Stage
5.   Termination Stage
6.   Key Principles of MI
IV.         Empathy And Engaging The Patient
1.   Informing or Giving Advice
2.   Non-verbal Communication
3.   Collaboration and Focus
4.   Evoking Change
5.   Planning Phase of MI
V.           Motivational Interviewing Process And Techniques
1.   Facilitating the Process
2.   Interviewing Techniques
3.   Patient Options: Pros and Cons
VI.         Lifespan And Cultural Perspectives
1.   Children and Adolescents
2.   Older Adults
3.   Cultural Diversity
VII.      Summary


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