University of Nebraska Medical Center

Project PEACE -- Motivational Interviewing: Applications in Primary Care

dsc01321-alexandera_burt-md-psychiatry-2023_pp.jpgPresented by Alexandra Burt, MD, Creighton Resident.

Release Date: 9/5/2023
Expiration Date: 9/4/2024                                                                               


This accredited continuing education activity is designed for primary care providers (physicians, NPs, PAs), nurses (RNs), psychologists, counselors, and social workers.

CID: 58973

The estimated time to complete this enduring material is 60 minutes.


At the conclusion of this enduring material, the participants should be better able to:

  • Define motivational interviewing and explain its core elements.​
  • Identify motivational interviewing techniques, such as open-ended questions, affirmations, and reflective listening to patient encounters.​
  • Demonstrate motivational interviewing techniques for treatment of substance use, chronic disease management, medication adherence, mental health issues, and beyond.​
  • Discuss the potential challenges and barriers to using motivational interviewing, and how to overcome them. 

See Continuing Education Instructions.

By Alexandra Burt, MD, Creighton Resident