The Impact of Motivational Interviewing on Patient Adherence with Bruce Berger

An Exclusive Online Webinar hosted by Blair Thielemier,

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What you will learn on the Webinar :

How Motivational Interviewing can help overcome patient non-adherence.
How to identify how the patient is making sense of their situation.
How to provide information that addresses missing information or corrects misinformation in a way that doesn’t cause the patient to lose face.
How to invite patient to reconsider their assumption about the behavior in question.
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About Blair Thielemier,

Blair Green Thielemier, PharmD is an independent consultant pharmacist living in Arkansas with her husband and two children. Her latest project is the host and producer of pharmacy’s first virtual conference, the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit.  She is the founder of Pharmapreneur Academy, an online e-Course and Community where she guides pharmacist-entrepreneurs through the process and barriers of building a pharmacy consulting business. She is the author of How to Build a Pharmacy Consulting Business, a contributing author for Pharmacy Times and guest host on the Pharmacy Podcast.  More information about Dr. Thielemier can be found on her website.

About Bruce Berger, Berger Consulting, LLC

Bruce is President of Berger Consulting, LLC and Emeritus Professor at Auburn University.  He developed the Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing Training for health care providers (comMIt) and has taught motivational interviewing in health care and methods for improving treatment adherence for over 30 years.

Bruce received his BS in Pharmacy, his Masters and Ph.D. in social and behavioral pharmacy from The Ohio State University.  He taught at West Virginia University in 1980-1981.  After two years at WVU, Bruce moved to Auburn University and taught there until his retirement from the university in September of 2009.

His research interests included health behavior change and improving treatment adherence.  He has written or presented over 800 papers (85 peer reviewed) or seminars (94 peer reviewed) on these topics.  

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