Astute Doctor

Course Overview

Motivating Patients

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

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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

Learn How 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

Course Structure

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

Purchase Options

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Resident version available (no CME)