COE Motivational Interviewing Refresher

July 3, 2024

Members of the healthcare team will receive a concise and comprehensive refresher on motivational interviewing (MI). The purpose of this session is to refresh participants' understanding of the basics and provide an opportunity to practice skills. The session will explore the fundamental techniques that drive the MI approach, focusing on how to encourage and amplify a person’s inner drive for positive change.

Agenda: 

  • Introduction
  • MI Basics
    • Motivation interviewing definition
    • Spirit of motivational interviewing
      • Partnership
      • Acceptance
      • Compassion evocation
    • Discussion of barrier to using MI
    • Focus on the Spirit
    • Practice MI Spirit
  • The Change Process
    • Philosophy of change
    • Ambivalence
    • Develop Discrepancy
    • Replace the Righting Reflex
  • Change Talk and Sustain Talk
    • Change Talk
    • Sustain Talk
    • Change talk vs Sustain talk
    • Practice facilitating change talk
  • Using POLAR*S
    • Overview of POLAR*S
    • POLAR*S examples
    • POLAR*S is not a checklist
    • Permission
    • Open-ended questions
      • Closed and open ended examples
    • Listen Reflectively
      • Reflections are not questions
      • Formulating a reflection
      • Practice listening reflectively
    • Affirmation
      • How to craft and affirmation
      • Evoking affirmation
      • Practice affirmation exercise
    • Roll with Ambivalence
      • Rolling with ambivalence and the MI spirit
      • Practice exercise
    • Summary
      • Crafting a summary
      • Options and goal setting
      • Summarizing practice scenario
    • Key take aways POLAR*S
  • Making Connections
  • Questions

 

Target Audience

  • Nurse
  • Physician
  • Social Worker

Learning Objectives

• Define motivational interviewing (MI) and describe the MI spirit.
• Describe the change process.
• List the steps in the POLAR*S model and describe the connection of the POLAR*S model to MI.
• Apply the POLAR*S model to common client scenarios.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
07/03/2024
Course expires: 
10/31/2024
Event starts: 
07/03/2024 - 12:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
07/03/2024 - 1:30pm EDT

Members of the healthcare team will receive a concise and comprehensive refresher on motivational interviewing (MI). The purpose of this session is to refresh participants' understanding of the basics and provide an opportunity to practice skills. The session will explore the fundamental techniques that drive the MI approach, focusing on how to encourage and amplify a person’s inner drive for positive change.

Agenda: 

  • Introduction
  • MI Basics
    • Motivation interviewing definition
    • Spirit of motivational interviewing
      • Partnership
      • Acceptance
      • Compassion evocation
    • Discussion of barrier to using MI
    • Focus on the Spirit
    • Practice MI Spirit
  • The Change Process
    • Philosophy of change
    • Ambivalence
    • Develop Discrepancy
    • Replace the Righting Reflex
  • Change Talk and Sustain Talk
    • Change Talk
    • Sustain Talk
    • Change talk vs Sustain talk
    • Practice facilitating change talk
  • Using POLAR*S
    • Overview of POLAR*S
    • POLAR*S examples
    • POLAR*S is not a checklist
    • Permission
    • Open-ended questions
      • Closed and open ended examples
    • Listen Reflectively
      • Reflections are not questions
      • Formulating a reflection
      • Practice listening reflectively
    • Affirmation
      • How to craft and affirmation
      • Evoking affirmation
      • Practice affirmation exercise
    • Roll with Ambivalence
      • Rolling with ambivalence and the MI spirit
      • Practice exercise
    • Summary
      • Crafting a summary
      • Options and goal setting
      • Summarizing practice scenario
    • Key take aways POLAR*S
  • Making Connections
  • Questions
Zoom Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

PERU

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh and The Jewish Healthcare Foundation. The University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Pittsburgh is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. University of Pittsburgh maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.25 continuing education credits.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.

Social Work (ASWB)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Social Work Education activity is 1.25 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 1.25 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.25 ASWB
  • 1.25 Attendance
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