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Motivational Interviewing & Adult Weight Management

22nd Feb 2024
9:30am - 3:00pm (GMT)
22nd Feb 2024
9:30am - 3:00pm (GMT)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
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Free
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Do you struggle to use the word obesity with patients?

Can your/our weight make a difference in what patients think?

How do you feel about body weight?

Having those difficult conversations with patients can be, well, difficult.

Join Michaela in a safe environment to find out more about how you can help both you and your patients with weight and physical activity.

A Face to Face event for Richmond and Wandsworth practices only.

Summary

This engaging teaching session addresses two crucial skills for medical professionals: Motivational Interviewing & Adult Weight Management. Gain valuable tactics for motivating your patients to make positive behavioral changes, learn hands-on methods for constructing effective adult weight management programs, and explore the profound impact of a supportive patient-practitioner relationship on a patient's weight management journey. Enhance your communication skills and add to your professional capacity with this informative session. Ideal for healthcare providers, dieticians, nutritionists, and anyone interested in effective patient management techniques. Don't miss out on this valuable opportunity to enhance your practice and better serve your patients.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the basic principles and techniques used in motivational interviewing and how these can be applied to adult weight management. 2. Demonstrate and practice effective communication skills including active listening and open-ended questioning that are central to motivational interviewing. 3. Recognize common barriers and challenges in motivating adults towards healthy weight management behaviors, and how to use motivational interviewing techniques to overcome them. 4. Assess and develop personalized weight management action plans using motivational interviewing techniques. 5. Evaluate and reflect on the effectiveness of using motivational interviewing in promoting weight management and make necessary adjustments to individual approaches.
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22nd Feb 2024
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