This video discusses conversations between health professionals and patients, and outlines 'motivational interviewing', which is the recommended evidence-based communication approach for these conversations, including its underlying ethos, four main principles and five key skills.
The video features a multidisciplinary team of experts and a consumer:
- Leah Dwyer, consumer, member of Painaustralia Consumer Advisory Group
- A/Prof Malcolm Hogg, pain specialist, past-president of the Australian Pain Society and current board member of Painaustralia
- A/Prof Toby Newton-John, clinical psychologist, Associate Professor in Clinical Psychology and Deputy Head of School, University of Technology Sydney
- Prof Jill Thistlethwaite, GP, NPS MedicineWise Medical Adviser.
- Hall K, Gibbie T, Lubman DI. Motivational interviewing techniques – facilitating behaviour change in the general practice setting. Aust Fam Physician 2012;41:660-7.
- McNeil D, Addicks S, Randall C. Motivational interviewing and motivational interactions for health behavior change and maintenance. Oxford, UK: Oxford Handbooks Online, 2017.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Module 3: Communicating with patients – Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids. Atlanta, Georgia, USA: United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2016.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Module 10: Motivational Interviewing – Applying CDC's Guideline for Prescribing Opioids. Atlanta, Georgia, USA: United States Department of Health and Human Services, 2016.