Course 3: Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Patient Self-Management (13.026)

Describes how to use MI to help patients develop and maintain healthy behavior.  Estimated time to complete this module:  60 minutes. Remember to disable your pop-up blocker. 

Target Audience

Registered nurses (RN) and healthcare providers focusing on best practices in chronic disease management, case management, caregiver education and support, transitional care, and geriatric evaluation and management.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the goals of MI.
  • Describe the four fundamental techniques of MI.
  • Identify the two primary clinical activities in which Guided Care Nurses most frequently use MI.
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Stephen T. Wegener, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Wegener is an Associate Professor and Director of Rehabilitation Psychology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also holds an appointment as Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health. His clinical activity is focused on providing psychological services to persons with chronic illness or traumatic injuries including chronic pain, amputations and spinal cord injury. 
As a rehabilitation psychologist, his research has focused on theories and projects that have the potential to improve function and reduce disability for persons with chronic illness and impairments.  An author of numerous articles in professional journals and book chapters, Dr. Wegener has presented at professional meetings across the US.  


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