Learn to Motivate Patients with comMIt™
Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing Training (comMIt™) is an online program that trains health care professionals in the art of motivational interviewing. This 8-hour course, which utilizes interactive, narrated slides and patient cases, can be found on the NACDS Foundation Education Portal.
Motivational interviewing is a patient-centered form of counseling promoting positive attitudes and actions about health care. Specifically, the program enables health care providers to engage patients in controlling any conditions they may have while also encouraging them to maximize ways to stay healthy.
Pharmacists have found that motivational interviewing techniques can help facilitate positive behavior change among patients, such as taking medication as prescribed, thereby reducing medication non-adherence.