Motivational Interviewing

Using Motivational Interviewing for patients with diabetes. The basic approach to interactions in motivational interviewing is captured by the acronym OARS (Open-ended questions, Affirmations, Reflective listening, and Summaries). See examples of how to use OARS in patients with type 2 diabetes. Learn four ways to tailored motivational interviewing to match the patient’s level of self-efficacy […]

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AHRQ evidence-based health improvement guidance

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) offers evidence-based guidance on improving your health with a weblink guide for practices to reference on care planning, diagnosis and treatment, patient involvement, and prevention and health. www.ahrq.gov/patients-consumers/index.html

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