Course overview

    1. Introduction with Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN

    2. Course outline

    3. Learning objectives

    4. Slide deck

    1. Introduction

    2. Desiring BC support and the challenges in conventional medicine

    3. Integrative medicine and behavior change: Why IM supports BC

    4. Integrative medicine and behavior change

    1. Behavioral change models

    2. Behavior change models with Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN

    3. The Transtheoretical Model of Change

    4. How to measure behavioral change

    5. The conceptualization of empowerment

    6. Health Empowerment Scale

    7. Measuring readiness to change

    8. University of Rhode Island Change Assessment Scale (URICA)

    9. How patients shift through stages of readiness

    10. Knowledge checks #1 and #2

    1. Demographic and treatment info with Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN

    2. Behavioral change factors

    3. Patient needs and preferences

    4. Barriers to treatment adherence and behavioral change

    5. Knowledge check #3

    1. Determine patient readiness to change

    2. Engage patients in their treatment plan

    3. Determine motivation level

    4. Motivational Interviewing

    1. Bolster patient empowerment with Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN

    2. Health Empowerment Scale

    3. Provide education

    4. Simplify the treatment plan

    5. Knowledge checks #4 and #5

About this course

  • Free
  • 1 hr content included
  • Additional resources included

Learning objectives

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand foundational concepts related to behavioral change theories and models

  • Use evidence-based tools to measure patient readiness to change, engagement, and empowerment

  • Identify stages of change and potential barriers for your patients

  • Translate findings from a large patient survey to understand relevant behavioral needs and preferences for your patient population

  • Follow specific protocols and strategies to implement effective behavioral change interventions that support long-term healthy habits

Your instructor(s)

Dr. Holly Lucille, ND, RN

Holly is a nationally recognized and licensed naturopathic doctor, educator, natural products consultant, author, and television and radio host. Her appearances include national media programs and networks such as ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, Lifetime, and the Discovery Health Channel. Holly is a senior medical advisor at Fullscript and the chair of the Institute for Natural Medicine. At Fullscript she provides strategic direction for the organization and helps create, review, and curate Fullscript’s medical content. As a graduate from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine in Tempe, AZ, Dr. Holly received the prestigious Daphne Blayden Award for her commitment to naturopathic medicine, academic excellence, compassion, perseverance, a loving sense of humor, and a positive, supportive outlook. She practices at an integrative clinic in Los Angeles, where she focuses on comprehensive naturopathic medicine and individualized care following the rigor of science, the power of nature, and the essence of care.