Motivational Interviewing for Discontinuing Opioids



Primary Competency

Public Health Sciences Skills


Learning Objectives

  1. Summarize the research basis for motivational interviewing as an evidence-based method to help patients change their health behaviors in the context of interprofessional team care
  2. List key motivational interviewing strategies: reflective listening, open-ended questions, and the elicit-provide-elicit method of patient education
  3. Articulate ways that motivational interviewing can help healthcare providers to avoid unproductive interactions and support their patients in discontinuing opioid medications
Length of Learning Opportunity
25 minutes
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