1025: Motivational Interviewing: Applications for Psychiatric Nurses
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1025:  Motivational Interviewing: Applications for Psychiatric Nurses


Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based method for facilitating change behaviors. Based on cognitive dissonance and self-perception theories, strategies are used to increase healthy behaviors, reduce unhealthy behaviors and to encourage participation in therapy. This workshop will review the theory, evidence for Motivational Interviewing and demonstrate beginning and complex skills with opportunity to practice skills.

 

Speaker: Edna Hamera, PhD, APRN

Disclosures: This presenter has no conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose. Off-label uses will not be discussed during this presentation. The activity planners have no conflicts of interest to disclose.

 

Session Length: 60 minutes

 

Target Audience: RN, APRN

 

Session Objectives
Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Identify philosophy and mechanisms of change for Motivational Interviewing (MI).
2. Describe the evidence for Motivational Interviewing and situations where it is most applicable.
3. Demonstrate use of open questioning, reflective listening, affirming and summaries within the phases of change.

 

Continuing Nursing Education
1.0 contact hours. *In order to receive contact hours, you must:  Listen to the entire session, complete an evaluation, and earn a passing score on the post test before the expiration date. You will have 5 tries to correctly answer the questions on the post test.  Once you have passed and completed an evaluation, the certificate will be generated online, available for you to print immediately. We cannot award credit unless all steps are completed.

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

 

Originally Presented
Wednesday, November 7th
Psychotherapy Track
APNA 26th Annual Conference
David L. Lawrence Convention Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

Release Date: December 21, 2012  

The contact hours for this session expire: October 1, 2015

 

The American Psychiatric Nurses Association is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.