Exhibit Opportunity 2017 | Motivational Interviewing

Shoreline, WA US
March 28, 2017

Tuesday | March 28, 2017

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Course Description

Patient decisions about changing health-related behaviors are complicated. Research indicates that passively receiving medical information and advice alone does not result in lasting behavior change. Furthermore, health professionals become frustrated when patients respond with resistance or apathy and do not make healthy choices. What reduces patient resistance and increases the chance of positive outcomes? Motivational Interviewing (MI) is an evidence-based communication style that has been shown to have a dramatic effect on patient outcomes in over 200 international clinical trials. MI creates a partnership between health professionals and their patients, enabling them to work together as “co-experts” towards shared goals. 

  • MI helps people identify their own motivation for making lifestyle changes. 
  • MI is the opposite of telling people what to do and how to do it. 
  • MI activates discussion about change and minimizes talk about being stuck in unhealthy habits. 
  • MI involves specific, measurable skills designed to create effective interactions.

This workshop provides practical skills for engaging people in the process of change and guiding them to find solutions. Teaching methods include lecture, demonstration, discussion, skill development and case study analysis.

Conference Brochure

Brochure PDF

Target audience

A workshop for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, staff nurses, school nurses, social workers, psychologists, case managers, physicians, physician assistants, health educators and other interested healthcare professionals.

Expected audience

150-175 attendees

Is your company paying by check?

You can reserve online and pay by check later by filling out the Exhibitor Payment Form.

Additional Information

Course summary
Event starts: 
03/28/2017 - 7:30am
Event ends: 
03/28/2017 - 4:50pm
Shoreline Conference Center
18560 1st Ave NE
Shoreline, WA 98155
United States


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