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Health and Behavior: Techniques to Facilitate Change in Patients
Course Description
Identify practical strategies for helping people change their health-related behaviors. Covers techniques to facilitate change in patients, models of change, and factors affecting change. Applicable CEU for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Explain the concept of a change agent.

2) Discuss outcome-driven change.

3) Describe the stages of the Transtheoretical (Stages of Change) Model.

4) Explain various other models of change.

5) Identify factors affecting an individual’s ability to change.

6) Describe communication techniques that healthcare professionals use to facilitate behavioral change.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 2.00 Contact Hours.

Course Availability: Expires November 15, 2022. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Adrianne E. Avillion, DEd, MSN, RN

Adrianne E. Avillion is an accomplished nursing professional development specialist and healthcare author. Adrianne earned her MS in nursing and a doctorate in adult education from Penn State University. She has over 40 years of experience in the field of nursing professional development and continuing education for nurses. She has published extensively and is a frequent presenter at conferences devoted to the specialty of nursing professional development. Adrianne owns and is the CEO of Strategic Nursing Professional Development, a business that specializes in continuing education for healthcare professionals and consulting services in evidence-based practice and quality improvement.

Persis Mary Hamilton, EdD, MSN, BSN, PHN, PMHN

Persis Hamilton has a rich background in nursing, nursing education, and writing. She has written 14 nursing textbooks for 2 major publishers. She works with Wild Iris Medical Education to ensure compliance with ANCC accreditation guidelines. Persis taught for more than 40 years in vocational, associate, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs, served as item writer for the League for Nursing, and was the principle speaker at numerous CE workshops. She has also conducted research in Micronesia and Guam. Persis has also written a historical novel about the care of psychiatric patients in the 1930s, entitled Deportation Train. 
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 2 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Expires on 11/15/2022
Cost: $18.00
Credit Offered:
2 ANCC Credits
 
 
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