Motivational interviewing (MI) is a patient-centered conversation technique used in assessing and assisting patients in the process of health behavior change. MI is a skill set that helps health care providers identify and resolve patient’s hesitancy or concerns with treatments, including vaccinations.
Watch this YouTube video from the Oregon Pediatric Society on Modeling Motivational Interviewing with a an HPV Vaccine-Hesitant Parent (click the image to watch)
Watch this short video of Dr. Rachel Green discussing how motivational interviewing can improve vaccine uptake. Dr Green led a workshop on this topic at the Fondation Merieux vaccine acceptance conference in Annecy, France (click image to watch)
Motivational Interviewing Books
Motivational Interviewing for Health Care Professionals
Motivational Interviewing for Health Care Professionals: A Sensible Approach presents a new way of teaching the theory and practice of motivational interviewing (MI).
Using MI will enable you to communicate with your patients in a clear, concise, and sensible way that helps open your patients to the possibility of behavior change. By using the tools and skills in this revised second edition, you can have a greater impact on improving patient outcomes.
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