Title : Motivating behavioral change
Many chronic diseases as well as infectious diseases have been linked to patient behavior. Yet, often patients are reticent to change. This session will address theories and research that support empowering patients to make necessary behavioral changes to improve health. Participants will learn how to make the responsibility of health owned by the patient, to foster patient-centered care.
Audience Take Away Notes:
- Describe theories of behavioral change.
- Discuss the responsibility that patients have in their own care.
- Identify ways to empower patients to improve their health and stay motivated to make behavioral changes.