RESP019 - Improving Patient PAP Compliance
This course explains how motivational enhancement therapy (MET) improves compliance to positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment in patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) using specific behavioral interventions and theories about behavior change.
- Explain how you can employ the motivational enhancement therapy (MET) to help improve a patient’s adherence to positive airflow pressure (PAP) treatment;
- Identify the predictors to PAP therapy adherence;
- List the three specific constructs needed to make a change in behavior;
- List the four key concepts of MET;
- Identify the six guiding principles of MET, and explain their application to OSA patients;
- Identify the specific MET questions and discussion points to use when an OSA patient is going home with his PAP device, and at follow-up within the first week to first month of use.
To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey.
Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour of Continuing Respiratory Care Education (CRCE) credit by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.