Sep 21, 2020  
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EMS 311 - Motivational Interviewing and De-escalation Techniques


3 Credit Hour(s) • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)
Prerequisite: Admission into the Advanced Paramedic Practitioner BAS
Introduces the Motivational Interviewing (MI) concept as a client-centered and conversational method of communication designed to assist helping professionals address clients’ ambivalence to change. The course will also introduce de-escalation techniques aimed at calmly communicating with an agitated client in order to understand, manage, and resolve their concerns.



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