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What you will learn

  • Discuss/apply basic principles of MI techniques: expressing empathy, developing discrepancies, rolling with resistance, & supporting self-efficacy

  • Review styles & traps of using motivational enhancement techniques & how to recognize & avoid falling into common practitioner traps with patients.

  • Explore and understand integration of these skills into primary care practices.

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Intermediate Level
Approx. 1 hour to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Motivational Enhancement Techniques: Working with Patients with Substance Use Disorders or High Risk Use

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
2 readings
Motivational Enhancement Techniques: Working with Patients with Substance Use Disorders or High Risk Use3m
Post Course Reading - How to Claim Your Credit1m
2 practice exercises
Pre-course Assessment2m
Post-test2m

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  • During the period March 1, 2020 through September 29, 2022, participants must read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; watch the video taking the pre and post-self-assessment, then complete an evaluation to receive credit.

  • During the period March 1, 2020 through September 29, 2022, participants must:

    1.    Read the learning objectives and disclosure

    2.    Take the pre-course self-assessment

    3.    Watch the assigned video

    4.    Complete the post assessment

    5.    When all requirements have been met, learners will be emailed instructions on how to complete an evaluation

    6.    Complete the Evaluation to rate the course and to recordyour participation; your credit certificate will be available immediately to print for your records

    7. You may view or print yourcertificate at any time from www.cmevillage.com; records are kept for a total of six (6) years

  • Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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