Nursing

 Watch the Motivational Interview of a woman who is pregnant and continuing to drink alcohol. Watch the interview on youtube named: Motivational Interviewing ; Discussing alcohol use in pregnancy.

 

Consider what you learned from the video, along with other content that has been discussed in this course. For your initial post, choose one of the three scenarios presented below and answer the following questions. (Please include at least three scholarly sources within your initial post):

Questions:

  • As an APRN, how could you positively affect the health of the woman in the scenario you chose?
  • What would be the pros and cons of utilizing the technique of Motivational Interviewing with the woman in the scenario.
  • Trial the techniques you have read about over the previous few weeks related to Motivational Interviewing with a coworker, family or friend. What was this experience like? Do you see benefits to becoming more comfortable with this technique? Why or why not?

You are seeing a 19-year-old female for STI screening. When reviewing her health and sexual history to determine her risk, she indicates she has had several new partners over the past six months and that she has not been using condoms but does have an IUD. She has started smoking marijuana and has dabbled with some other prescription medications over the previous two months. She is worried about having contracted an STI because she has noticed some “cauliflower” type bumps “down there” and would like to be tested.

 
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