Motivational Interviewing & Patient Adherence at the Point of Dispensing

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Overview / Abstract:

Motivational interviewing (MI) is a useful tool at the point of dispensing. MI can address patient's barriers to a medication regimen. Brief interviews can uncover a patient’s desire, need, and reasons for change or ambivalence towards change. This course offers the basic principles and skills of motivational interviewing at the point of dispensing. Strategies and resources to support complex patient adherence are provided. Realistic case examples and sample dialogue are integrated into the educational module.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this application-based activity, the physician prescriber will be able to:

Reflect on how motivational interviewing can be useful at the point of dispensing.
Identify the four (4) skills necessary to implement motivational interviewing.
Select a strategy to address a patient barrier to medication adherence at the point of dispensing.
Identify resources to support complex or non-adherent patients during the dispensing process.

CE: 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM, 1.5 ACPE Contact Hours
Universal Activity Number (UAN): 0025-0000-18-064-H04-P
Launch Date: 04/04/2018
Expiration Date: 04/04/2021
Course Number: CN#MD007
Target Audience: Physicians, Pharmacists, Dentists

Expiration

Apr 04, 2021

Discipline(s)

Pharmacy CPE, Physician CME

Format

Online

Cost

637.50

Credits / Hours

ACPE, ACCME

Accreditation

1.5

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Kathleen Pincus, PharmD, BCPS
Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Charmaine D. Rochester-Eyeguokan, PharmD, CDE, BCPS, BCACP
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science
University of Maryland School of Pharmacy

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Medication Safety, Diversion, Counseling

Keywords / Search Terms

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy: CIPS Knowledge Enterprise Adherence, Counseling, Dispensing

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