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  1. A collaborative, person-centered approach to communication aimed at eliciting and strengthening motivation for change is known as _______________.
  1. Which of the following is not a part of the four key principles of motivational interviewing?
  1. What is the first thing you should do prior to sharing information with a patient?
  1. Ambivalence refers to _______________.
  1. There is empirical evidence that the skillful use of MI _______________.
  1. The acquired or innate tendency for health professionals to “fix” a patient’s problems by offering prescriptive advice is referred to as ____________.
  1. All of the following are examples of open-ended questions except one.  Which is the exception?
  1. Which of the following best represents the goal of reflective listening?
  1. The statement, “You’re very determined, even in the face of discouragement.  This change must really be important to you.” is an example of _______________.
  1. Which of the following can be used to elicit the extent to which a person feels compelled to change?
  1. “Resisting the righting reflex” means the clinician ____________ resistance expressed by the patient.
  1. Traditional patient education _______________.
  1. The clinician will increase the likelihood of engaging patients if he/she clearly demonstrates respect for patients and recognizes they are autonomous individuals.
  1. The foundation of MI is built on _______________.
  1. Research has shown the average health care provider ____________ a patient disclosure.
  1. In the first case scenario when the clinician uses the MI approach with James, his increased engagement is indicated by _______________.
  1. MI has been shown to positively affect health behavior change related to:
  1. The second case scenario with Teresa shows how MI can be used to elicit positive change in patients with:
  1. A patient’s verbal expression of their desire, reason, ability or need to make a change in oral health behaviors is referred to as:
  1. When motivation is imposed from an external source (e.g., persuasion), patients’ behavior change is often _______________.