Utilizing Standardized Patients to Teach Motivational Interviewing to Gerontology Health Care ProvidersAndrea Jennings*
Department of Veterans Affairs-Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Louis Stokes Medical Center, USA
- *Corresponding Author:
- Dr. Andrea Jennings
Department of Veterans Affairs
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center
Louis Stokes Medical Center, 10701 East Boulevard 111C (W)
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: December 23, 2016; Accepted date: January 13, 2017; Published date: January 16, 2017/p>
Citation: Jennings A (2017) Utilizing Standardized Patients to Teach Motivational Interviewing to Gerontology Health Care Providers. J Gerontol Geriatr Res 6:385. doi:10.4172/2167-7182.1000385
Copyright: © 2017 Jennings A. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the creative commons attribution license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Health care institutions across the United States are facing challenges to train their gerontology health care providers to offer the best care possible to older patients in order to achieve optimal patient health outcomes. Innovative training strategies for gerontology health care providers to improve patient care may include the utilization of standardized patients.