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  1. Videotaped training in alcohol counseling for obstetric care practitioners : A randomized controlled trial.

    Article - En anglais


    To determine the feasibility of videotaped training for obstetric care practitioners in motivational interviewing skills that could be used in brief patient consultations on problem drinking.


    Thirty health care practitioners participated in a clinical trial using a 20-minute videotape to instruct them in motivational interviewing.

    Participants engaged in a pretest roleplay with an actress playing a drinking pregnant woman.

    Those randomly assigned to the experimental condition watched the motivational interviewing videotape.

    Control condition participants watched a 20-minute docudrama of a pregnant problem drinker.

    Both groups then engaged in a post-test roleplay similar to the pretest.

    Behavioral ratings of the roleplays and participant evaluations of the motivational interviewing video constituted the outcome measures.


    Participant evaluations indicated that the training video was clear in explaining and demonstrating the principles and skills of motivational interviewing.

    Change in behavioral ratings from pretest to post-test showed significant differences in motivational interviewing skills between the experimental and control groups.

    Obstetric care practitioners who viewed the training video were rated as showing greater empathy, minimizing patient defensiveness, and supporting women's beliefs in their ability to change. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Gestation, Formation professionnelle, Education santé, Médecin, Bande vidéo, Motivation, Entretien, Evaluation performance, Homme, Femelle, Promotion santé, Prévention, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Personnel sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Pregnancy, Occupational training, Health education, Physician, Videotape, Motivation, Interview, Performance evaluation, Human, Female, Health promotion, Prevention, United States, North America, America, Health staff

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0129966

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 16/11/1999.