Having trouble getting your patients motivated about smoking cessation? Learn the basics behind Motivational Interviewing, a skill you can utilize to help guide and empower your patients to quit smoking.
October 1, 2014
September 30, 2015
Estimated Time to Complete Activity
Each of the ten videos will take between 15 and 20 minutes to complete.
Bruce Berger, PhD, RPh is Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy Care Systems, Auburn University and currently President, Berger Consulting, LLC. Dr. Berger has been teaching health communication, health behavior change and motivational interviewing for over 30 years.
For questions or additional information, contact
Bruce A. Berger, PhD
President, Berger Consulting, LLC
Professor Emeritus, Auburn University
1792 Overton Road
Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: (334) 444-3160
Who Should Participate
This activity is designed for a broad audience that includes physicians, nurses, pharmacists, case managers and any other clinician whose scope of practice includes helping patients quit smoking or make other health behavior changes.
Overview of Methods and Participation
This ten-video program is designed to introduce the concept of motivational interviewing (MI) and its value in helping patients who smoke consider a quit attempt, as well as being applicable to other areas of health behavior change. Key components and strategies of MI will be explained, and video demonstrations of successful MI will be shown. Participants will be encouraged to consider how to integrate MI into their practice setting. Videos can be viewed and credit can be provided separately, although participation in the entire program is recommended.
Each of the ten activities is eligible for 0.25 CME credit. To receive at least 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or up to a maximum 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, you must view each of the videos, complete each post-test with a score of 70% or higher, and complete an evaluation form. You will then be able to print out your CME certificate.
At the conclusion of all ten videos, participants should be able to:
The CS2day initiative is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer Inc.
As one of the collaboration’s nine partners, the Physicians’ Institute for Excellence in Medicine managed the development of this educational activity.
Cease Smoking Today is a collaboration between the following organizations:
The faculty reported the following:
Bruce A. Berger, PhD, RPh
Consultant/Speakers Bureau: Amylin Pharmaceuticals; sanofi-aventis
President: Berger Consulting, LLC
The planning staff of Physicians’ Institute has nothing to disclose.
Designation and Accreditation Statement
The Physicians’ Institute is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Physicians’ Institute for Excellence in Medicine designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Physicians’ Institute for Excellence in Medicine designates this enduring educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
These Motivational Interviewing training materials are copyrighted by Berger Consulting, LLC and licensed for use by the CS2day Partnership. By downloading, printing or storing the content, you are committing (1) to only use the content for educational, non-commercial use, (2) that you will not copy or post the content on any network computer or broadcast the content in any media format, and (3) that you will not modify or alter the content, copyright or trademark notification in any way.
This presentation is not intended to define an exclusive course of patient management; the participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic skills in applying or adopting for professional use any of the information provided herein. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients’ conditions and possible contraindications or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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