Online Course -
How can you expect others
to change their behaviors if you cannot
change yourself, personally and professionally?
First, learn how to improve your health
habits and change your professional role,
assumptions and mental maps (ways of thinking).
Initiate the process of
developing a portfolio for lifelong learning.
Prepare yourself for engaging people in
Enhance your skills at developing individualized
interventions for patients/clients
Change Your Professional
Role and Assumptions
- Understand what to do when giving
information and advice doesn't work
- Contrast the "fix-it" and motivational
- Adapt a role to meet patient's needs
- Become aware of assumptions
Help Patients Change
Using a Six-step Approach
- Understand internal and external forces
- Understand resistance
- Understand motivation
- Understand a six-step approach to
address behavior change
- Build partnerships
- Negotiate an agenda
- Assess resistance and motivation
- Enhance mutual understanding
- Implement a plan
- Follow through
- Reduce Alcohol Intake
- Quit Tobacco Products
- Improve Diabetes Self-care
- Change diet, exercise and reduce weight
Methods of Self-directed and Asynchronous Learning
Use the PARE improvement cycle to develop your learning portfolio.
- P = Preparation--set at a timetable to read the book chapters.
- A = Action--read a chapter.
- R = Reflection--write a brief note (in 250 words or less) about what you learned that was new for you.
- E = Enhance--write down your ideas (100 words or less) about you can improve working with patients based on your new learning,.
Share learning notes on the discussion board and respond to your colleagues' notes in your work cluster.
Summarize what you
Learned from the book review and cluster
(500 work abstract) Plan to do for enhancing
your clinical practice Valued about participating
in an online community of motivational