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Motivational Interviewing skills for providers in primary care setting

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Step Status
Release Date: Sat, 1/1/22
Termination Date: Wed, 7/31/24
Credits: 3

There are no relevant financial relationships to disclose for this activity

Planners and Presenters

Shannon Considine, MPH, MSW
Emerson L Delacroix, LLP
Kenneth Resnicow, MD
Kendrin R Sonneville, ScD, RD

Educational Objectives: At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. utilize Motivational Interviewing skills to motivate their patients to make changes in their thoughts and behaviors.
Target Audience: This activity is appropriate for Medical Students, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Social Workers, Technicians in the fields of Adolescent Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, General Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Other Healthcare Professions, Pediatrics, Primary Care, Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work.
Accreditation and Credit Designation:

Original Release Date: August 2021
Termination Date: July 2024

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Michigan Medical School and University of Michigan Injury Prevention Center. The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Additional Info:

Bibliographic Resources

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Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 3.00
Participation: 3.00