Introduction to Motivational Interviewing

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Program Details

  • Intended Audience: Pharmacists
  • Universal Activity Number: 0012-0000-21-031-H04-P
  • Contact Hours: 3.0 Consultant Recertification/General hours of ACPE continuing education for pharmacists
  • Program Fees:
    • Regular Registration: $55.00
    • UF Preceptor/Career Coach: $50.00
    • UF COP Faculty: $45.00
  • UAN Release Date: 02/15/2022
  • UAN Expiration Date: 02/15/2025
  • Activity Type: Knowledge
  • Program Support: No outside financial support was provided.
  • Format Type: This course is self-paced, fully online.
  • Time to Complete: All coursework must be completed within 24 weeks from the date of registration or before date of UAN expiration, 02/15/2025, whichever comes first. This course will no longer be eligible for CE credit after 02/15/2025.

Summary

The purpose of this course is to provide the pharmacist with an overview of motivational interviewing terms and techniques as a communication and counseling approach designed to help patients find their own motivation to make a positive change in their behavior. Motivational interviewing is a communication style that includes building patient rapport while actively listening and responding in a respectful and non-judgmental manner to empower the patient to reach their own conclusions about making a behavior change.

This course is approved by the Florida Board of Pharmacy for 3.0 contact hours to meet requirements pursuant to CHAPTER 64B16-26, Florida Statutes, and Rule 64B16-26.300, Florida Administrative Code.


Objectives

At the completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Summarize motivational interviewing terms and techniques.
  • Describe areas where motivational interviewing is utilized in the pharmacist patient care process.
  • Review motivational interviewing skills versus traditional counseling techniques.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing techniques to guide conversations regarding patient behavior.

Program Overview

Module 1:

In this module, the area of focus will be on:

  • Summarize motivational interviewing terms and techniques.
  • Describe areas where motivational interviewing is utilized in the pharmacist patient care process.
  • Review motivational interviewing skills versus traditional counseling techniques.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing techniques to guide conversations regarding patient behavior.

Module 2:

In this module, the area of focus will be on:

  • Video examples where motivational interviewing techniques are utilized contrasted with non-motivational approaches.

Requirements for Successful Course Completion

In order to earn credit for this course, participants must pass a final assessment with a score of 70% or higher. Two chances to pass the final assessment will be given. If a passing score is not earned by the second attempt, the participant must re-enroll in the course. Upon successful completion of all coursework, participants must complete a course evaluation form.


Course Access

To access your course after enrollment, please click the link below.

http://elearning.ufl.edu/

Click the blue “Log in to Continuing Education” button and enter your login credentials. You should then see your course on the Canvas dashboard or by clicking Courses>All Courses.


Disclosure Statement

The following speakers, reviewers, and planning committee members have disclosed that he/she has no relevant financial disclosures. No one else in a position to control content has any financial relationships to disclose.

Teresa E Roane
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research

Teresa E Roane PharmD, MBA, BCACP

Director Continuing Pharmacy Education; Clinical Associate Professor
Randell E Doty
Department: Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research

Randell E Doty Pharm.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Additional Resources

Please review the resources below before registering for the course.


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The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.