Applying Motivational Interviewing Skills: Affirming, Rolling with Ambivalence, and Summarizing

February 17, 2021

The final session of a three-part virtual training series presented by the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

 

 Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

12:00 PM – 12:05 PM

Welcome, Introductions, & Program Overview

 

Brianna McDonough,

Abby Talbert

Dan Lomauro

 Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:05 PM – 12:10 PM

Brief Review of Permission, Open-Ended Questions, and Listening Reflectively

 

Brianna McDonough

 

12:10 PM – 12:25 PM

Skill Focus: Affirmations

 

Brianna McDonough

Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:25 PM – 12:40 PM

Skill Focus: Rolling with Ambivalence

 

Brianna McDonough

Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:40 PM – 12:55 PM

Skill Focus: Summarization

 

Brianna McDonough

Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:55 PM – 1:00 PM

Questions and Wrap-Up

 

Brianna McDonough

 

Target Audience

Nurse

Nurse Practitioner

Pharmacist

Physician

Psychologist

Social Worker

Learning Objectives

Session 3: Motivational Interviewing Basics and Intro to POLAR*S

Applying Motivational Interviewing Skills: Affirming, Rolling with Ambivalence, and Summarizing

  • Define affirmation and demonstrate appropriate affirmations.
  • Describe how to respond to ambivalence appropriately.
  • Define summarization and describe how summarization can be used.
  • Use the POLAR*S framework to conduct an intervention to learn more about a patient’s drug and/or alcohol use and facilitate behavior change

 

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/20/2020
Course expires: 
03/17/2021
Event starts: 
02/17/2021 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
02/17/2021 - 1:00pm

 

 Time

Topic

Presenter(s)

12:00 PM – 12:05 PM

Welcome, Introductions, & Program Overview

 

Brianna McDonough,

Abby Talbert

Dan Lomauro

 Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:05 PM – 12:10 PM

Brief Review of Permission, Open-Ended Questions, and Listening Reflectively

 

Brianna McDonough

 

12:10 PM – 12:25 PM

Skill Focus: Affirmations

 

Brianna McDonough

Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:25 PM – 12:40 PM

Skill Focus: Rolling with Ambivalence

 

Brianna McDonough

Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:40 PM – 12:55 PM

Skill Focus: Summarization

 

Brianna McDonough

Lori Abbott

Whitney Menarcheck

 

12:55 PM – 1:00 PM

Questions and Wrap-Up

 

Brianna McDonough

 

 

Virtual Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Brianna McDonough, MPH, CPH | Senior Training Coordinator | University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

Abby Talbert, MPH, CPH | Program Manager, Innovative Health System Initiatives | University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

Dan Lomauro, MPH | Lead Technical Consultant | University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

Lori Abbott, MA, LPC | Program Implementation Specialist | University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

Whitney Menarcheck, LPC, NCC | Senior Clinical Quality Improvement Specialist | University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit (PERU)

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Pittsburgh.  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 1.0 continuing education credits.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
    The UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a Provider of continuing pharmacy education.
  • 1.00 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.
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 1.00 ASWB
  • 1.00 Attendance
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