Motivational Interviewing: A Patient-Centered Approach to Elicit Positive Behavior Change
COURSE NUMBER: 381
Kimberly Bray, RDH, MS, PhD; Karen B. Williams, RDH, MS, PhD
This continuing education course reviews the empirical evidence and fundamental principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI), a person-centered, goal-directed method of communication for eliciting and strengthening intrinsic motivation for ...
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This continuing education course reviews the empirical evidence and fundamental principles of Motivational Interviewing (MI), a person-centered, goal-directed method of communication for eliciting and strengthening intrinsic motivation for positive change. The Spirit, Guiding Principles and Strategies, true to the method of Miller and Rollnick, are presented and then illustrated in two clinical case scenario videos.
Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assisting Students
Date Course Online:
Oct 5, 2011
Last Revision Date:
Aug 2, 2021
Course Expiration Date:
Aug 1, 2024
AGD Subject Code(s):
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Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:
- Describe the roles of ambivalence and patient engagement in health behavior change.
- Describe the primary differences between traditional patient education and a patient-centered approach aimed at behavior change.
- Identify which clinical cases show positive responses from brief motivational interviewing (MI) in oral health.
- Describe the fundamental spirit, guiding principles and strategies of Brief MI.
- Recall the basic strategies of brief MI skills as demonstrated in the video segments.
- P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
- Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice. Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.
Note: Registration is required to take test.
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THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027
Provider ID# 211886
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