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Brief Motivational Interviewing: Tools for Clinical Practice is a Course

Brief Motivational Interviewing: Tools for Clinical Practice

Jul 25 - Sep 26, 2018

$125 Enroll

Full course description

Join Stacy Ogbeide, PsyD, ABPP, Assistant Professor/Clinical, UT Health San Antonio, to learn more about  Motivational Interviewing. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a guiding conversational style of helping people to change by uncovering and strengthening their own motivation and commitment to change (Miller & Rollnick, 2012).

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Learning Outcomes: 

1. Recognize patient-provider communication with the spirit of motivational interviewing (MI)

2. Respond to patients using open-ended statements, affirmations, reflections, and summaries (OARS) 

3. Respond to patients' arguments against change without amplifying resistance

4. Listen for and amplify change/commitment talk using reflection, open questions, and importance/confidence scales

5. Know when and how to give advice or information

Criteria for Successful Completion (Please read carefully):

  • You must complete the entire online activity and the live practice session
  • You must complete the online self-checks and post-test 
  • 5.50 contact hours will be awarded upon successful completion
Start learning online on July 25, 2018. Attend live session to practice MI skills on August 18, 2018.

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