training is intended to enhance patient-centered communication skills. It will discuss comprehensive assessment
of aspects of the patient that are relevant to successfully engaging a
patient in treatment including patient beliefs, skills, knowledge, etc. It will emphasize the
elicit-provide-elicit mode of patient education. The second half of the training will
involve a review of Motivational Interviewing and will provide in-session
practice of essential Motivational Interviewing skills and interventions.
Review methods to enhance patient-centered
specific techniques to improve communication and enhance motivation (e.g.
using the Elicit-Provide-Elicit approach, empathic listening, decisional