Revised October 2014
These programs provide a unique forum where the CME course and the Patient Simulation jointly provide practical guidance for physicians and other clinicians in effective Motivational Interviewing techniques that will facilitate conversations with patients to address Health Risk Behaviors. The CME Course guides physicians and other clinicians through practical skills building and technique development using videos to model effective communication, while the Patient Simulation allows for real time testing and reinforcement of these skills in the clinical setting.
Talking to Patients About Health Risk Behaviors
Motivational Interviewing Test and Teach Activity
The goal of the CME activity is to introduce concepts of motivational interviewing that can be used in patient interactions and guide physicians and clinicians through skills building and technique development.
- Physicians – Earn a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ on Medscape Education
- Nurses – Earn 1.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology) on Medscape Education
- Explore the non-credit module to enrich clinical best practices.
Motivational Interviewing Patient Simulation
The goal of the Patient Simulation is to provide a practical forum where motivational interviewing skills and techniques can be tested and reinforced. Take the simulation.
Engaging Adolescent Patients About Marijuana Use
This stand-alone Patient Simulation CME/CE Activity is designed to offer a hands-on approach to learning valuable and effective Motivational Interviewing skills for use with adolescent patients. With the help of a virtual coach and written response feedback, users can employ a series of interactions focused on engagement, evoking change talk, and collaborating on a plan for change.
Physicians – Earn a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
Nurses – Earn 1.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)
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