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Audience and Accreditation
Health care professionals
|AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™||1hr(s)||12/3/15||12/3/18|
|NYS OASAS||1 hr(s)||4/6/17||4/5/19|
Goal: To train health care providers and students in primary care and other clinical settings in the basic motivational interviewing techniques to motivate people having substance use and other health problems to change behaviors in order to improve health.
Educational Objectives:After completing this activity participants will be able to:
Use a patient-centered, non-authoritarian, collaborative approach to establish a therapeutic alliance with a patient who needs to make a health behavior change.
Use communication skills from motivational interviewing to work collaboratively with patients to identify a a specific health behavior change goal as the focus during the counseling session.
Identify a patient's current readiness to change a health behavior problem and select the appropriate steps and skills of motivational interviewing to use based on that level of readiness.
Evoke participation by patients in exploring their motivations, ambivalence, or resistance to making a health behavior change.
Apply motivational interviewing techniques in collaborative planning with patients to address substance use or other health problems.
Adapt motivational interviewing skills to medical settings.
Modules in this Training Activity
Motivational Interviewing for Primary Care
Practice Gap References:
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|Thu, 1/5/2017||Mon, 1/9/2017|
Activity Credit: Obtaining credit for participation in this activity requires that you complete the pre-assessments, work through the modules (including all in-module interactive activities), complete the post-assessments with a 70% score on the post-test, and then request credit. At the end of the activity, you will be instructed on how to print out a certificate for your records.
Time Requirement: Keep track of the amount of time it takes you to complete this activity. You will be required to spend a set amount of time in order to claim credit. You should claim credit only for the time actually spent in the activity.
Technical Requirement: To participate in this activity, you will need a computer, an Internet connection, and a Web browser. This activity requires Chrome, Firefox, and IE7 or higher.