Motivational Interviewing in Obesity Treatment

Motivational Interviewing in Obesity Treatment

Date and Time: April 2, 1:15-4:45 PM
Accreditation: 3.25 CME/CE
Level: Introductory/Intermediate
Speaker: David Macklin, MD, CCFP

Knowledge, direction, or persuasion are often ineffective in helping patients make lifestyle changes. Motivational interviewing utilizes patient-centered engagement and goal-setting in line with the patient’s objectives. The session is intended to enhance your knowledge and skills in the application of motivational interviewing for patients with obesity. 

Objectives

  • Identify the core components of motivational interviewing.
  • Employ motivational interviewing techniques with patients at different stages of change.
  • Apply strategies to evoke and strengthen change talk in patients and formulate effective responses.
  • Establish SMART goals in collaboration with patients to facilitate behavior change.
  • Utilize acceptance-based behavioral treatment (ABT) strategies to facilitate patient commitment to behavioral modification plans.

Schedule on Thursday, April 2

4:45-5:45 PM EDT - Motivational Interviewing in Obesity Treatment (Part 1)

David Macklin, MD, CCFP Knowledge, direction or persuasion are often ineffective in helping patients make lifestyle changes. Motivational interviewing utilizes patient-centered engagement and goal-setting in line with the patient’s objectives. This session is intended to enhance knowledge and skill in the application of motivational interviewing for patients with obesity.
  • Identify the core components of motivational interviewing
  • Employ motivational interviewing techniques with patients at different stages of change
  • Apply strategies to evoke and strengthen change talk in patients, and formulate effective responses
  • Establish SMART goals in collaboration with patients to facilitate behavior change
  • Utilize acceptance based behavioral treatment (ABT) strategies to facilitate patient commitment to behavioral modification plans

5:45-5:55 PM - Break

5:55-7:10 PM - Motivational Interviewing in Obesity Treatment (Part 2)

David Macklin, MD, CCFP

Knowledge, direction or persuasion are often ineffective in helping patients make lifestyle changes. Motivational interviewing utilizes patient-centered engagement and goal-setting in line with the patient’s objectives. This session is intended to enhance knowledge and skill in the application of motivational interviewing for patients with obesity.

  • Identify the core components of motivational interviewing
  • Employ motivational interviewing techniques with patients at different stages of change
  • Apply strategies to evoke and strengthen change talk in patients, and formulate effective responses
  • Establish SMART goals in collaboration with patients to facilitate behavior change
  • Utilize acceptance based behavioral treatment (ABT) strategies to facilitate patient commitment to behavioral modification plans

7:10-7:15 PM - Break

7:15-7:30 PM - Discussion and Course Conclusion

Commercial Support

This education activity may receive support through an educational grant from a commercial interest.