Standardized Patient Clinical Vignettes and Topic-specific Interview Presentations

The two standardized patient vignettes demonstrate effective health care provider interaction with pre- and perinatal patients around the Affordable Care Act-covered preventive services.

The topic-specific interview presentations, addressing the following list of topics, vary in length from 15 to 25 minutes. A description of each presentation, length, continuing education information, and weblink to respective viewing locations are provided below.

Clinical Vignette 1

  • Tobacco Use Counseling
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Behavioral Counseling
  • Screening for Depression

Clinical Vignette 2

  • Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Screening
  • Screening for and Management of Obesity
  • Interventions to Promote Breastfeeding

Clinical Vignette 1 and Tobacco Use, Alcohol Misuse, Intimate Partner Violence Interview Presentations

CMEs, CEUs (RNs), M/CHES, CPH, NAADAC SUD, and General credits are offered. Before viewing, sign in to https://hrsa.train.org/ to register to receive continuing education for viewing this four-part archived presentation package.

Total Length -- 1 hr 19 min; to receive continuing education, must view all four presentations

  • Standardized Patient Clinical Vignette 1
    Length -- 11:56
    This vignette addresses best practices in Tobacco Use Counseling, Alcohol Misuse Screening, and Intimate Partner Violence Screening with a prenatal patient. Select to view this vignette.
  • Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Tobacco Use Counseling
    Length -- 24:28
    This online presentation focuses on the preventive service of tobacco use cessation counseling. The presenter will provide scientific evidence to support the need for the service, specific tools and techniques to implement screenings, and behavioral counseling and/or effective referral processes for providers and others working in pre- and perinatal care settings. The presentation will also describe health care systems elements and protocols that support the provision of the preventive service as well as additional resources to help care providers and those that coordinate the systems they work in to function smoothly, efficiently, and effectively when providing services for tobacco use cessation.  Select to view this presentation.
  • Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Alcohol Misuse Screening and Behavioral Counseling
    Length -- 22:52
    This online presentation focuses on the preventive service of alcohol misuse screening and behavioral counseling. The presenter will provide scientific evidence scientific evidence to support the need for the service, specific tools and techniques to implement screenings, and behavioral counseling or effective referral processes for providers and others working in pre- and perinatal care settings. The presentation will also describe health care systems elements and protocols that support the provision of the preventive service as well as additional resources to help care providers and those that coordinate the systems they work in to function smoothly, efficiently, and effectively when providing services for alcohol misuse.  Select to view this presentation.
  • Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Screening
    Length -- 19:24
    This online presentation focuses on the preventive service of intimate partner violence (IPV) screening. The presenter will provide scientific evidence to support the need for the service, specific tools and techniques to implement screenings, and behavioral counseling and/or effective referral processes for providers and others working in pre- and perinatal care settings. The presentation will also describe health care systems elements and protocols that support the provision of the preventive service as well as additional resources to help care providers and those that coordinate the systems they work in to function smoothly, efficiently, and effectively when providing services for IPV.  Select to view this presentation.

Clinical Vignette 2 and Depression, Obesity, and Breastfeeding Interview Presentations

CMEs, CEUs (RNs), M/CHES, CPH, NAADAC SUD, and General credits are offered.  Before viewing, sign in to https://hrsa.train.org/ to register to receive continuing education for viewing this four-part archived presentation package.

Total Length -- 1 hr 9 min; to receive continuing education, must view all four presentations

  • Standardized Patient Clinical Vignette 2
    Length -- 10:27
    This vignette addresses best practices in Depression Screening, Obesity Screening, and Management, and Breastfeeding Promotion with a perinatal patient.  Select to view this vignette.
  • Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Screening for Depression
    Length -- 18:54
    This online presentation focuses on the preventive service of depression screening. The presenter will provide scientific evidence to support the need for the service, specific tools and techniques to implement screenings, and behavioral counseling, case management approaches, and/or effective referral processes for providers and others working in pre- and perinatal care settings. The presentation will also describe health care systems elements and protocols that support the provision of the preventive service as well as additional resources to help care providers and those that coordinate the systems they work in to function smoothly, efficiently, and effectively when providing services for depression.  Select to view this presentation.
  • Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Screening for and Management of Obesity
    Length -- 15:53
    This online presentation focuses on the preventive service of obesity screening and management. The presenter will provide scientific evidence to support the need for the service, specific tools and techniques to implement screenings, and behavioral counseling and/or effective referral processes for providers and others working in pre- and perinatal care settings. The presentation will also describe health care systems elements and protocols that support the provision of the preventive service as well as additional resources to help care providers and those that coordinate the systems they work in to function smoothly, efficiently, and effectively when providing services for obesity.  Select to view this presentation.
  • Successful Implementation of Clinical Preventive Service: Interventions to Promote Breastfeeding
    Length -- 23:29
    This online presentation focuses on interventions to promote breastfeeding. The presenter will provide scientific evidence to support the need for the interventions, specific tools and techniques to promote and support breastfeeding, including effective education and referral processes for providers and others working in pre- and perinatal care settings. The presentation will also describe health care systems elements and protocols that support the provision of the preventive service as well as additional resources to help care providers and those that coordinate the systems they work in to function smoothly, efficiently, and effectively when providing interventions to promote breastfeeding.  Select to view this presentation.

CMEs, CEUs (RNs), M/CHES, CPH, NAADAC SUD, and General credits are offered. Before viewing, sign in to https://hrsa.train.org/ to register to receive continuing education for viewing this webcast archive.

Page last reviewed April 2015
Page originally created April 2015
Internet Citation: Standardized Patient Clinical Vignettes and Topic-specific Interview Presentations. Content last reviewed April 2015. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/prevention-chronic-care/healthier-pregnancy/tools/vignettes.html