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Training Module - April 27, 2021 - Diabetes and Pregnancy: Self-Efficacy and Patient Empowerment


Samantha Markovitz, NBC-HWC

  • Health and Wellness Coach at the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian


Presentation Objectives

At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Review shift in patient care perspectives.

  • Explore patient empowerment philosophy of diabetes care versus compliance-oriented traditional care.

  • Discuss implementation of education, motivational interviewing, and affirmation to create the foundations for patient empowerment and self-efficacy.

  • Emphasize patient’s ability to make choices for herself in the context of a trusting patient-provider relationship.

  • Review the benefits of nurturing a constructive relationship between patient and healthcare providers/establishment.



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Funding is provided by Federal Title V Block Grant Funds through the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Center for Family Health (CFH), Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division.