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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults

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Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults

U of A College of Medicine
Author(s):  
Denise A Beagley MSc
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
POGOe Id: 
21950
Date Posted: 
12/19/2016
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
12/19/2016
Abstract: 

Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.

Educational objectives: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to…

  1. State the mnemonics that guide the principles of motivational interviewing (MI)
  2. Know that MI is most effective when clinicians have been trained to use MI
  3. Explain advantages and limitations of MI with older adults
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as:

  1. Content is not changed,
  2. No one is charged a fee to use or read the publication,
  3. Authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and
  4. The reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program”. 
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Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
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Suggested Citation:
Elder Care A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Motivational Interviewing with Older Adults. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2016 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/21950