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Motivational Interviewing: Preview webinar and course opportunity


September 24, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Overview: Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change. This webinar will cover the basics of MI and case examples for application of MI principles, including how to respond to patients ambivalent or resistant to future COVID vaccines.

The webinar will also share information about comMit (comprehensive motivational interviewing training) for health care professionals. comMit is an e-learning program accredited for 8 hours of approved continuing education credit for dietitians, nurses, pharmacists, physicians, and social workers.  ICAHN will be offering the six module e-learning program at a discounted rate.

Fee: There is no charge for this webinar.

Featured Speaker: Bruce Berger is President of Berger Consulting, LLC and Emeritus Professor at Auburn University. He has developed comMIt (Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing Training for health care providers). He has taught motivational interviewing in health care and methods for improving treatment adherence for over 30 years.

1.0 Nurse Contact Hour

Funding provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Improving the Health of Illinoisans through Prevention and Management of Diabetes, Heart Disease and Stroke (CDC-DP18-1815).

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.