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Motivational Interviewing - Des Moines

  • Thursday, June 16, 2022
  • 2 sessions
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022, 8:30 AM 11:30 AM (CDT)
  • Thursday, June 16, 2022, 1:00 PM 4:00 PM (CDT)
  • Pappajohn Education Center


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Healthcare provider – patient communication is key for good healthcare and outcomes. Motivational interviewing is a collaborative conversation method used to enhance a patient’s motivation as a partner in their health. The relationship between the patient and their healthcare team has never been so important.

What is Motivational Interviewing (MI)?

  • MI is a collaborative, goal-oriented method of communication with particular attention to the language of change.
  • A person-centered counseling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.
  • It is designed to strengthen an individual’s motivation for, and movement toward, a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own arguments for change.

Who should attend?

  • Physicians, Advance Practice Providers, Pharmacists, Health Coaches, Community Health Workers, Social Workers, Any member of the healthcare team.


Pappajohn Education Center - 1200 Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309

The Iowa Medical  Society is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 515 E Locust St. Ste. 400 50309

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