This webinar will review the basic concepts and skills of Motivational Interviewing (MI) and will employ MI skills and tools, to illustrate the practical applicability of these tools in clinical practice for their addiction and other patient populations. An MI approach positions clinicians and patients as mutually collaborative experts, and participants adhering to MI can improve the efficiency of the limited clinical time we have with patients. Since its introduction in the early 1980’s to address behaviors related to addiction, the effectiveness of MI has been demonstrated across a wide variety of disciplines and issues. Despite this evidence, MI adherent practice has relatively limited penetrance in mainstream clinical practice. There is a tremendous potential benefit of employing MI to improve care, particularly in addressing common problems such as medication non-adherence and changing other problematic behaviors such as substance use. The session will introduce participants to the fundamentals of motivational interviewing emphasizing core ideas and the spirit of MI.
- General Member - Free
- Resident-Fellow Member - Free
- Medical Student Member - Free
- Non-Member - Free
- Define the spirit of MI and the general approach to patients
- Identify and utilize the four metaprocesses to structure an MI session
- Discuss reflections, identifying change talk, and core skills in MI
Physicians who have a waiver to treat opioid use disorder in an office-based setting and other interested clinicians.
While this presentation is useful to all, it is designed for those who have had limited exposure to motivational interviewing.
Estimated Time to Complete
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Begin Date: September 25, 2018
End Date: September 25, 2021
How to Earn Credit
Participants who wish to earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ or a certificate of participation may do so by completing all sections of the course including the evaluation. A multiple-choice quiz is provided based on the content. A passing score of 75% must be achieved. Retakes are available for the test. After evaluating the program, course participants will be provided with an opportunity to claim hours of participation and print an official CME certificate (physicians) or certificate of participation (non-physicians) showing the completion date and hours earned.
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The APA designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Faculty and Planner Disclosures
- Carla Marienfeld, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UC San Diego School of Medicine. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
- John A. Renner, Jr., M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine; Director, Addiction Psychiatry Residency Training, Boston University Medical Center and VA Boston Healthcare System. Disclosure: Stockholder: Johnson & Johnson and General Electric
- Rachel Trusty, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
- Eunice Maize, American Psychiatric Association. Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
- Tristan Gorrindo, M.D., American Psychiatric Association, Reports no finanical relationships with commercial interests
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