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Motivating Patients

A 1.25-hour interactive online CME course for strategically minded physicians to get the most out of every patient encounter.

Motivating Patients

Motivating Patients can be a challenging aspect of being a physician. Often what will help a patient achieve their health goals involves changes to their thinking and lifestyle.  Change is never easy, but with the right skills, you can make it easier for your patients to achieve.

With a foundation in motivational interviewing techniques, this engaging and interactive online CME course provides strategies to overcome patient ambivalence and build motivation. The course covers discussing the issue of change with patients,  how to identify when a patient is ready for change,  uncovering personal drivers for lifestyle changes, and how to gain patient commitment and improve treatment adherence.

Explore how to...

Identify when a patient is ready for change

Discuss the issue of change with a patient

Uncover personal drivers for lifestyle changes

Overcome patient ambivalence

Gain patient commitment to make changes

Improve patient adherence

Motivating Patients

CME Accredited

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The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson

designates this enduring material for a maximum of

1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Develop your ability to...

Raise the subject of change

Recognize patient language indicating readiness to change

Strengthen patient commitment to change

Guide patients toward making good choices

Motivate patients and overcome ambivalence

Identify and address patient resistance to change

Assess patient ability to change

Structured to make your learning efficient and effective

Pre-course Activity

Chapter 1: The basics of Motivational Interviewing

Chapter 2: First steps toward motivation

Chapter 3: Overcoming patient ambivalence

Chapter 4: Resistance and readiness

Chapter 5: Course Posttest

Chapter 6: References

What are your purchase options?

Buy single course, or

 the premium bundle of all 8 courses and 10 webinars

Motivating Patients

Successfully guide your patients on the pathway to change.