Exhibit Opportunity 2015 | Motivational Interviewing

Shoreline, WA US
April 1, 2015

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Motivational Interviewing: Successful Patient Engagement and Activation for Busy Healthcare Settings

This workshop provides practical skills for eliciting people's desire, ability and reasons for being healthy, and engaging them in the process of change and guiding them to develop ways to be healthier. Teaching methods include live demonstrations, videos, discussion, skill development and case study analysis.

Target audience

Healthcare professionals.

Expected audience

150-200 attendees


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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this conference, participants will be better able to:

  1. Describe how motivational interviewing skills fit into the healthcare setting.
  2. Identify opportunities to employ motivational interviewing skills when observing patient interactions.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to recognize patient “change talk.”
  4. Describe motivational interviewing strategies for providing patient education that minimizes resistance.
  5. Describe the difference between praise and affirmation in engaging and motivating patients.

Additional Information

  • Why don't patients just do what we say?
  • Skills of motivational interviewing
  • Change talk
  • Giving information and recommendations without triggering resistance
  • Strengthening patient confidence
  • How motivational interviwing can change your healthcare setting
  • Putting motivational interviewing skills into practice
  • Integrating motivational interviewing into you practice today
Course summary
Event starts: 
04/01/2015 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
04/01/2015 - 4:30pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States

Jonnae Tillman, BA
Clinical Director, Innovative Projects Research Group (IPRG), University of Washington School of Social Work/School of Medicine; Adjunct
Faculty, Seattle University College of Nursing. Jonnae Tillman has been a national trainer, researcher and consultant in motivational
interviewing for 14 years. She is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT), an international organization of
professionals committed to the research, training and practice of motivational interviewing. She has authored online continuing education on
the use of motivational interviewing in primary care for patients living with Type 2 Diabetes, provided supervision in the use of motivational
interviewing in emergency medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital and presented nursing
grand rounds on motivational interviewing at numerous hospitals in rural communities.


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