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Course Objectives

checkmark Theory: To learn practical theories and models of health behavior change that help us promote CRC screening.
checkmark Process: To learn how to apply the above theories using counseling skills (Motivational Interviewing) that will help patients make decisions about CRC screening.
checkmark Skills: To improve your effectiveness in counseling patients for CRC screening by applying the model and counseling skills to your own patients.

You will also...

checkmark Have the option to participate in an additional activity for additional CME credit.
checkmark Apply the principles you learn in this module to critique video interviews.
checkmark With support from course faculty, apply learned screening techniques to your real patients.

Physician Counseling Course - CME Overview

Boston University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of:
Additional Available CME
TOTAL CME Credit Hours You Could Earn
Risk Management
Card Study Activity
10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
This program includes 10 hours which meet the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study.
Maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Enhance Your Educational Experience

Follow your patients with a "card study":
With the guidance of the course director, you will identify 4-6 patients meeting the criteria for intervention; specific patient information will be collected on the cards; cards will be stored within your office; at three months post-intervention, updated patient information will be reviewed, and reported. Additional CME credits provided.

"Generally speaking, the course was the most usefully prepared CME activity I have ever seen." - Recent Participant

This project was made possible through a grant from the Physicians' Foundation for Health Systems Excellence and is supported in part by unrestricted educational grants from Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, The Olympus Medical Charitable Foundation, and Beckman Coulter. Copyright 2007-2010 Department of Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine.

Olympus Medical Charitable Foundation