Date / Times
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
WHAT: Motivational Interviewing and Other Behavior Change Theories to help patients make the best individualized nutrition-related decisions.
WHEN: Tuesday February 15, 2022 from 3-5pm
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3:30 – 5pm Motivational Interviewing and Other Behavior Change Theories to help patients make the best individualized nutrition-related decisions
WHERE: Virtual via Zoom – link will be sent via email once you register here
Description of Presentation and the Learning Objectives/Outcome
Behavior change theories are an important tool for Registered Dietitians to help frames choices for patients/clients, allowing the patient/client to make decisions that they are comfortable with and that are appropriate to their particular circumstances. Using counseling techniques guided by a behavior change theory leads to an action plan that achieves the goals of the patient and moves them forward in their nutrition-related health journey. This session will review several common behavior change theories, and relate them to basic motivational interviewing techniques.
Objectives and Outcomes:
Participants will be able to identify at least three common behavior change theories and will be able to give examples of how they apply to real nutrition-related behavior change needs of patients/clients.
Participants will be able to apply at least one theory to a theoretical case to clarify patient goals.
Participants will be able to identify two motivational interviewing techniques they can try with patients to help clarify nutrition-related behavioral goals.