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MI Pre-recorded Lessons: Topics and Learning Objectives

Video Lesson 1: Health Care Behavior Change and MI

  1. Describe the urgency of addressing health behavior in the delivery of patient care
  2. Articulate the relationship between the Stages of Change and MI
  3. Describe the limitations of paternalistic advice-giving approaches to facilitating health behavior change

Video Lesson 2: Defining MI

  1. Define Motivational Interviewing
  2. List the elements of MI that differentiate it from other approached to behavior change
  3. List three behaviors that are incompatible with MI

Video Lesson 3: Spirit of MI

  1. List the elements of the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing
  2. Describe the guiding style and the role of collaboration in MI
  3. Describe the role of a nonjudgmental approach and acceptance in behavior change
  4. Contrast evoking and education and describe the role of each in behavior change

Video Lesson 4: OARS

  1. Differentiate between open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections, and summaries
  2. Describe the differences between open-ended and closed-ended questions
  3. List three ways summaries can be used in the practice of Motivational Interviewing
  4. Define affirmations and their value in behavior change
  5. Define reflections in MI

Video Lesson 5: Complex Reflections and Empathy

  1. Describe the differences between complex and simple reflections
  2. Articulate the relationship between complex reflections and empathy
  3. Demonstrate simple and complex reflections

Video Lesson 6: Change Talk and Sustain Talk

  1. Describe ambivalence and its relationship to patient behavior change
  2. Articulate the essential qualities of change talk
  3. Differentiate change talk from sustain talk
  4. Identify change talk in patients' utterances

Video Lesson 7: Responding to Sustain Talk and Discord

  1. Differentiate sustain talk from discord
  2. Describe three approaches to responding to sustain talk
  3. List three strategies for responding to discord

Video Lesson 8: The 4 Processes

  1. Describe the four processes of Motivational Interviewing
  2. Describe the relationship between the four processes and OARS skills
  3. Describe how change talk and sustain talk may differ in each process
  4. Describe how evoking relates to each of the four processes
  5. Apply the four processes to work with patients with chronic diseases

Video Lesson 9: Change Planning

  1. List three indicators that patients are prepared to develop a change plan
  2. Articulate the role of the Spirit of MI and OARS in change planning
  3. Describe the essential elements of high-quality change plans

Video Lesson 10: Motivational Interviewing: Theory and Evidence

  1. Briefly describe the history of MI
  2. Describe current theories of why MI works
  3. Summarize the evidence for MI in facilitating behavior change
  4. Describe the evidence for empathy in healthcare encounters
  5. Describe the evidence for change talk and behavior change