de Souza Institute

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Engaging Patients in Managing Chronic Illness (EPMC)


This online course offered at The Michener Institute of Education at UHN will help you to explore theories and practices pertaining to behavioural change counseling, covering: Theoretical models including Stages of Change, health belief model, empowerment, motivational interviewing, and the '5 As' approach. Common psychological disorders among people with chronic illness, including diabetes. How to incorporate appropriate behavioral approaches to patient education practice.

Participants that complete this course and provide their certificate to de Souza Institute will receive a 0.5 credit towards a de Souza Designation, under the "Patient Teaching and Coaching" domain.


This course is offered by a partner organization.