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Motivational Interviewing in Diabetes Care

Course #: 010-759

Price: $108.00

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CE Credit Hours: 12.00 CPEUs

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Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) - Provider #21328, Activity #144825 approved for 12 CPEUs.

CPEU Course Description

Motivational interviewing (MI) allows the patient to take the lead with making necessary lifestyle changes.  This CPEU course explains motivational interviewing methods and techniques and illustrates through example interviews how dietitians / nutritionalists can use MI in their practice to help their patients make the changes required to control their diabetes.


Article Author:  Marc Steinberg, MD, FAAP and William Miller, PhD

Exam writer: Tiev LaGuire, M.S.

Haley Barnes, RD, CDE was involved in the creation of this course.


CPEU Course Objectives

  1. Discuss the skill that is critically important for evoking the patient’s own reasons and plans for initiating change.
  2. Explain the roles within the partnership between dietitian / nutritionalist and patient.
  3. Investigate how to initiate a likely difficult topic without offending the patient.
  4. Examine the dietitian’s / nutritionalist’s job during motivational interviewing.
  5. Identify a common error in diabetes care on the part of the dietitian / nutritionalist.
  6. Describe what is most effective in helping patients change their behaviors.

CPE Level: II

Learning Codes: 5190, 6010, 6020, 6070

Performance Indicators (RDN): 2.1, 8.3.7 , 8.4.5 , 9.6

Performance Indicators (NTDR): 2.1, 8.3.4 , 8.3.6 , 8.3.7

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Course Date: 2018-05-22

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