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Essential Motivational Interviewing Skills- 2 part series


June 12
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Series Dates

June 12, 2024

June 19, 2024

By attending this two-part webinar series, you will be able to apply motivational interviewing communication skill to better support and promote better patient outcomes. Series dates: June 12 and 19 at 11:00 a.m.


Session 1: Discovering skills to Support Social Determinants of Health and Disease Management.

    • Explain the basic principles and spirit of motivational interviewing (MI).
    • Discuss how MI skills can guide conversations and engage clients.
    • Apply the skills to situations when SDoH are discovered during a client visit.

Session 2: Applying Essential Motivational Interviewing Skills to Promote Disease Management.

    • Discuss successes and challenges in applying MI skills in client visits.
    • Practice applying the skills to situations when SDoH are discovered during a client visit.
    • Build on the MI skills to support and promote disease management.

Featured Speaker:

Beth Martin, RPh,PhD, FAPhA is a Professor (CHS) and chair in the Pharmacy Practice Division, and Assistant Dean for Teaching & Learning at the UW – Madison School of Pharmacy. Her strong passion for health behavior change is evident in her clinical practice and professional teaching where she promotes the optimal use of motivational interviewing to improve patient outcomes. Her clinical expertise is in the areas of migraine headache, tobacco cessation, and older adult medication management and fall prevention. 


No charge for grant participants or VIP subscribers. Funding for this program is provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health’s grant 2304-The National Cardiovascular Health Program-(CAHDR-24).

Contact Hours:

1.0 per session. Illinois Critical Access Hospital Network (ICAHN) is an approved provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

The planning committee members and presenters declared no conflict of interest. The presenters have agreed to present information fairly and without bias.