Comprehensive Motivational Interventions

Comprehensive Motivational Interventions

January 1st - December 31st, 2020
8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours
8.00 MOC Points


Comprehensive Motivational Interventions (CMI) supports individual self-management and positive behavior change through a highly structured, evidence-informed and stepped-care approach to health and wellness. Uniquely coherent, pragmatic and universal, CMI starts with straightforward collaborative planning for change and progressively introduces more nuanced interactions for persisting problems.

This internet enduring material course is being offered through a third party.  Your credit is certified by the Office of Continuing Medical Education. 


Dates and Times

End Date: 12/31/2020 5:00 PM


  • Describe the 8 core competencies of Brief Action Planning (BAP).
  • Explain the 4 underlying attitudes of the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing (MI).
  • Explain how BAP can help physicians support patients own motivation for change of persistent unhealthy behaviors.
  • Begin to use BAP in their own clinical practices. 


  • Dr. Steven Cole
    • Comprehensive Motivational Interventions


The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The School of Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 8.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8.00 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Give us a call
(631) 444-2094
Office of Continuing Medical Education
Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University
HSC, Level 2, Room 142
Stony Brook, New York 11794-8222