Nick is a physical therapist with a passion for teaching and mentoring and evidence-based management of his patients
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When conducting an interview, it is important to create a good rapport with your patient. There are many subtle ways we can achieve this, and with practice, a lot of these techniques can be effectively applied. It is useful to consider how something is said and the impact this can have on the individual receiving the information. It has been shown that a person is far more willing to divulge information if they believe you are genuinely interested in them and the information they are sharing.
This course aims to illustrate how to apply motivational interviewing techniques in your practice.
This course is made up of videos, reading, discussions and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Video 1: Words That Heal
- Video 2: Communication Strategies
- Video 3: What Does the Patient Believe?
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.