Motivational Interviewing Strategies to Engage Patients
Resource: Motivational Interviewing in Practice (PDF, 1.1 MB, 14 pages)
Motivational interviewing is a collection of strategies that clinicians and primary care practice staff can use to help patients identify and resolve ambivalence in the daily health choices they make. These presentation slides describe four non-prescriptive strategies that support Key Driver 5: Engage with patients and families in evidence-based care and quality improvement:
- Using the Change Ruler to assess the current situation.
- Eliciting “Change Talk”.
- Using your “OARS” to communicate.
- Using the “five A’s”.
Institution of origin: Northwestern University
Author(s): Adams, T
Permissions: Used with permission of Healthy Hearts in the Heartland.
Acknowledgements: Healthy Hearts in the Heartland, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality EvidenceNOW Initiative
Publication date: April 28, 2016